A driver had their licence suspended for 30-days and their vehicle impounded for 14-days after they were caught driving more than double the speed limit in an 80km/h zone.
An officer with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Brant County detachment initiated a traffic stop on Colborne Street East in the County of Brant at approximately 7:26 p.m. on Friday June 23, 2023.
The officer was conducting speed enforcement when they located a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was stopped after travelling more than 170 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone.
Police have charged a 19-year-old from Brantford with the following offences:
· Drive Motor Vehicle – Perform Stunt – excessive speed and
· Speeding – 175km/h in a Posted 80km/h Zone.
The driver is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice located in Brantford at a later date.