Warrnambool woman charged with driving under the influence of drugs

UPDATE, Wednesday, 7.20am: A 49-YEAR-OLD Warrnambool woman has been charged with seven driving offences after being caught going up the wrong way along Raglan Parade.

Warrnambool police Sergeant Tom Morris said the woman had been charged with serious crimes including   driving under the influence of drugs and reckless conduct endangering serious injury.

She was arrested, interviewed, charged and bailed to appear in the Warrnambool Magistrates Court on April 23.

TUESDAY: ​A WARRNAMBOOL woman believed to be highly drug influenced who was caught driving the wrong way up Warrnambool’s Raglan Parade early Tuesday  is currently helping police with inquiries.

Warrnambool police Sergeant Rob McKellar said an incident unfolded at about 2am after police were alerted there was a vehicle travelling west on the wrong side of Raglan Parade.

Officers were able to intercept the vehicle near the intersection with Henna Street.

A woman in her 40s was taken into custody.

She was believed to be highly drug affected and has provided a blood sample which will be analysed.

The woman is expected to be charged with a number of offences and bailed to appear in Warrnambool Magistrates Court at a later date.

Sergeant McKellar said there was a clear message to all drivers.

"Don't take drugs and drive," he said

Officers described the incident as extremely dangerous.