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Cabbie crashes after cocktail of drugs

A taxi driver who crashed his car in Simmering whilst under the influence of a cocktail of medical drugs has had his drivers license revoked.

The accident happened early Thursday morning on Simmering's Hauptstraße when for an unknown reason the cabbie lost control of his vehicle, mounted the pavement, and smashed in to the wall of a house.

He was carrying a 22-year-old passenger in the back seat at the time, who received minor injuries in the crash.

After the shock subsided, officials quickly on the scene noticed the man was behaving strangely and was clearly under the influence of a mix of drugs.

A medical officer later confirmed their suspicions, leading to the taxi driver having his drivers licence taken away.

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