Drunk and high speed: Tongan men survive horror crash in Sydney

Tongan men believed to be four of them were lucky to survive after a car they were passengers in lost control and split in two in Sydney’s south early this morning.

All passengers including the driver Daniel Leech, 34,  were drunk and Police found a wine bottle in the car.

Joseph Pohiva 18, who was just arrived from New Zealand on Friday has been thrown 10 metres onto the road after the Mitsubishi Lancer crashed into a bush and hit a pole.

He was rushed to St George hospital and was reported to have been admitted to intensive care with ruptured kidney, spleen,  fractured pelvis and lips and head injuries, Sydney 7News reported.

He was in serious but stable condition it said.

Victims David Tuʻitupou told a reporter at the scene it was “scary” while Tuʻitakau Niupalavi said they “made a dump decision to trust the drunk driver”.

It was a miracle that they survived he added.

Leech blew 168 mcg when breath tested by Police at the scene a figure that more than three times the legal limit, 7News reported.

The Tongans just met Leech for the first time at the Kingsgrove Hotel. After offering a lift they agreed to take a ride with Leech in his unregistered Mitsubishi Lancer.

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