| On the highway the RM-552 highway (Calasparra-RM532) | Both blood alcohol tests resulted with 1.11 and 1.14 milligrams of alcohol per liter of exhaled air, the maximum allowed being 0.25 mg / l. He traveled to work from Calasparra to Mula The Civil Guard of the Region of Murcia has investigated a driver who, after suffering a traffic accident on the RM-552 road (Calasparra-RM-532), was subjected to the mandatory alcohol test, yielding a result that quadrupled the maximum permitted alcohol rate. The action began when the Civil Guard Operational Central (COTA) was alerted to a traffic accident that occurred on the RM-552 road, so a motorcycle patrol from the Caravaca de la Cruz Traffic Detachment moved to the place to verify it and, where appropriate, attend to the driver and instruct the corresponding procedures. The civil guards found an off-road tourism and the driver inside with evident signs of having ingested alcohol, so, as is mandatory in all traffic accident cases, the corresponding alcoholic detection test was performed in which yielded separate results of 1.11 and 1.14 milligrams of alcohol per liter of exhaled air, quadrupling the maximum allowed rate of 0.25 mg / liter. The agents found out that the woman was traveling to her workplace from Calasparra to Mula, as well as that the accident occurred due to the departure of the track in a straight section, without other vehicles involved, leaving the tourist with numerous damages and the driver with injuries.
mild. For this reason, the woman, a Lithuanian national, 48 years old and a neighbor of Calasparra, was instructed as a suspected perpetrator of driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages, by far exceeding the established rates, being made available of the Court of Instruction number 1 of Caravaca de la Cruz, for the celebration of the corresponding trial. The tourism remained immobilized in the place until it was removed by a roadside assistance service in Calasparra. The crime of driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages, with rates higher than 0.60 milligrams / liter, is included in article 379 of the Penal Code and can be alternatively punished with prison terms of 3 to 6 months, a fine of 6 to 12 months, or works for the benefit of the community from 31 to 90 days and in any case with deprivation of the right to drive motor vehicles and mopeds for a period of more than 1 and up to 4 years. The Civil Guard continues reiterating its message to those drivers who recklessly and recklessly, despite the campaigns and warnings of the General Directorate of Traffic, drive after having drunk alcohol or taken drugs, recalling that, without prejudice to the systematic implementation and permanent control of vehicle movements to verify compliance with the limitations established by the declaration of the state of alarm, the Traffic Group of the Civil Guard continues to develop its specific activity of monitoring road safety 24 hours a day , practicing the mandatory alcohol and drug tests on all drivers who are denounced for the commission of infractions,involved in accidents or those others in which their consumption is detected in the course of other surveillance and inspection activities. On the other hand, the Civil Guard of the Region of Murcia wants to appeal to the civic conscience of the population, so that they notify the telephone 062 (Civil Guard) or 112 (Emergencies) or directly to the patrols in service, when they encounter situations abnormal or irregular maneuvers that lead to think that drivers do it under the influence of drugs or alcohol, in order to be able to adopt the appropriate police measures so that these vehicles are intercepted and thus guarantee road traffic.
Source: Ministerio del Interior