Skip to main content

Two drivers charged after one vehicle passes the other over 150 km/h

Chatham-Kent police cruiser in Chatham, Ont., on Thursday, June 16, 2022. (Submitted to CTV News Windsor) Chatham-Kent police cruiser in Chatham, Ont., on Thursday, June 16, 2022. (Submitted to CTV News Windsor)
Share

Chatham-Kent police have charged two drivers after one passed the other going over 150 kilometres per hour.

At 4:20 p.m., a member of the Chatham-Kent Police Traffic Management Section was conducting speed enforcement on Merlin Road near Prairie Siding in Raleigh Township, when they saw two vehicles travelling northbound at a high rate of speed.

The officer says they clocked one vehicle at 150 km/h and a second at 152 km/h as it was passing the first vehicle. The officer conducted a traffic stop.

The 25-year-old Dover Township woman and the 21-year-old Tilbury man were charged with speeding and stunt driving.

Both were issued part III summons with a future court date. Both received an automatic 30-day driver’s license suspension and both vehicles were towed from the scene and impounded for 14 days.

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

Tipping in Canada: How much really goes to the employee?

Consumers may have many reasons to feel tip fatigue. But who loses out when we decide to tip less, or not at all? CTVNews.ca spoke with a few industry experts to find out how tipping works and who actually receives the money.

Stay Connected