Weekend police road blitz on the way

Victorian and New South Wales police have joined forces for a major road blitz over the weekend. Picture: Carmel Zaccone
Victorian and New South Wales police have joined forces for a major road blitz over the weekend. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

ADDITIONAL police resources, including a fleet of Victoria and NSW patrol vehicles, arrived in the region yesterday ahead of a weekend blitz targeting drink and drug drivers as well as other traffic offenders.

Yesterday’s show of force follows the deaths of 12 people on roads in north-west Victoria this year, including six in the Mildura police district, as well as numerous serious injury accidents.

Police have vowed to test all intercepted motorists for alcohol and drugs in a two-state operation involving “unprecedented” resources.

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