Driver clocked going 197 km/h on Highway 401 near Chatham: OPP
File photo of an Essex County OPP vehicle, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. (Melanie Borrelli / CTV Windsor)
Published Friday, January 22, 2016 10:55AM EST
Last Updated Friday, January 22, 2016 12:40PM EST
Two London drivers have been charged with stunt driving for excessive speeding in Leamington and Chatham.
Just before 1 a.m. on Friday, a Chatham-Kent OPP officer conducting radar on Highway 401 near Queens Line pulled over a westbound Honda car.
Police say he registered a speed of 197 km/h in a 100 km/h zone.
The 20-year-old male driver from London was charged with stunt driving and his driver’s licence has been suspended. The vehicle impounded for a period of seven days.
On Thursday, a 38-year-old London man was charged with stunt driving for going 67 km/h over the speed limit in Leamington.
Police stopped the vehicle travelling around 1:20 p.m.
An officer was conducting radar enforcement on Essex County Road 33 near Talbot Road East in Leamington when he says he clocked a black Audi travelling 67 kilometers faster than the posted speed limit.
His driver’s licence was suspended and his vehicle impounded. He will appear in a Leamington court to answer to the charge.
Also on Thursday at 3:10 a.m., a 32-year-old Chatham driver was charged with going 66 km/h over the speed limit on Highway 3 in Leamington.