Police: Drunken Alpharetta man caught driving 103 mph on Ga. 400

A man was allegedly driving 103 mph on Ga. 400 Sunday while under the influence of alcohol, police said.

Krishan Bajnath of Alpharetta was charged with DUI and reckless driving, police spokesman Howard Miller told Channel 2 Action News.

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Credit: Channel 2 Action News

Credit: Channel 2 Action News

Bajnath allegedly told police he was on his way to a hospital to see his father and said he’d only had one drink, Channel 2 reported. However, Miller told the news station that Bajnath’s blood-alcohol content was twice the Georgia legal limit, which is 0.08 percent.

"Driving intoxicated is already a very dangerous situation that you're putting yourself and other drivers in, but at that speed, over 100 mph, there's not going to be any reaction time to avoid a collision with another vehicle or a person or a fixed object,” Miller told Channel 2.

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The news station was unable to reach Bajnath for comment.

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