“The individual in question has broken all records”

A motorist tested with a breathalyzer at the beginning of July in Waterloo had a level of 4.51 grams of alcohol in the blood, the chief of staff of the local police zone told the Belga agency on Friday. This is an exceptionally high result according to him. As a reminder, in Belgium, the maximum authorized alcohol level is 0.5 milligrams of alcohol per milliliter of blood.

“The results have just been communicated to us.” The individual in question broke all records, with a rate so high that it could certainly have resulted in death, ”comments Divisional Commissioner Michel Vandewalle.

In addition, Thursday at the end of the morning, two employees of a service station located along the rue de Bruxelles discovered a motorist whose car was embedded in a wall. The 62-year-old Waterloot driver speaking inconsistently, the police were notified.

The 60-year-old’s blood alcohol test was positive. The result revealed the presence of 2.65 g of alcohol in the blood of the person concerned. His driving license was withdrawn for an initial period of fifteen days.