A MAN has been charged with being more than five times over the drink driving limit, following a road traffic collision yesterday.

The man was also charged with carrying an offensive weapon after the crash in Pembroke.

At a roadside breath test, the man blew a reading of 188ug, almost 5 and a half times the legal limit.

An hour and a half after the arrest, a sample provided at the station gave a reading of 160ug.