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Drink driver collared after crash

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A woman's in serious hot water after an alleged drunken crash in the state's south.

Police have charged and bailed a Sorell woman with exceed 0.05, driving under the influence and failing to remain at the scene of an accident.

It's alleged her four-wheel-drive was involved in a crash on Fingerpost Road at Orielton, but kept on driving through to the Midland Highway at Bridgewater.

A member of the public saw how she was driving and raised the alarm before police pulled the 69-year-old over.

She blew 0.16, more than three times the legal alcohol limit.

Anyone with dashcam footage of the black BMW four-wheel drive is asked to call Bridgewater police on 6173 2011.