A man allegedly drink driving while almost eight times over the blood alcohol limit crashed into a parked car while a child was in the car.

The terrifying crash happened at Jamieson Road in Blakeview around 50 kilometres north-east of Adelaide on Thursday around 3.40pm. 

Officers from South Australia police were called to the scene after reports a Toyota Camry rammed into a parked car. 

A man was allegedly eight times over the blood alcohol limit when he crashed his car into a parked vehicle in Adelaide's north on Thursday

A man was allegedly eight times over the blood alcohol limit when he crashed his car into a parked vehicle in Adelaide's north on Thursday

A man was allegedly eight times over the blood alcohol limit when he crashed his car into a parked vehicle in Adelaide’s north on Thursday

The driver of the Camry allegedly drove off following the crash while three passengers were inside the parked vehicle. 

None of the passengers were injured in the crash. 

A witness told police a young child was in the Camry at the time but was not injured during the collision. 

Police tracked down the alleged driver at a property in nearby Elizabeth Park a short time later before officers carried out a breath test. 

The 38-year-old man allegedly returned a blood alcohol reading of 0.389, almost eight times over the legal limit. 

A child was reportedly inside the driver's vehicle at the time but was not injured as a result of the collision

A child was reportedly inside the driver's vehicle at the time but was not injured as a result of the collision

A child was reportedly inside the driver’s vehicle at the time but was not injured as a result of the collision

The man had his licence stripped on the spot for 12 months and was charged with not providing his details after the crash and for allegedly drink driving. 

He also faces charges of aggravated driving without care. 

The Camry has been taken into a vehicle impound and will remain there for 28 days. 

The man is set to front Elizabeth Magistrates Court at a date yet to be announced. 

Source: | This article originally belongs to Dailymail.co.uk

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