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Lime scooter rider nearly crashes into diners while allegedly drunk

A man has been charged with drink-driving after nearly crashing into a group of diners at South Bank while riding a Lime scooter and being three times over the legal alcohol limit, police allege.

Police said the 23-year-old rider was seen on the scooter without a helmet on the Grey Street footpath when he nearly struck a table of patrons outside a restaurant on January 26.

A man was charged with drink driving after he was allegedly riding a Lime scooter drunk at South Bank on January 26.

A man was charged with drink driving after he was allegedly riding a Lime scooter drunk at South Bank on January 26.

He then allegedly attempted to continue to ride away before nearly falling over as police called for him to stop.

The Caboolture man was arrested and taken to the Brisbane City watchhouse where he allegedly had a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.151 per cent, which was more than three times the legal limit.

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