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Police helicopter follows speeding motorcyclist home

A 28 year old Hamilton motorcyclist, who was allegedly driving over 200 km/h on the QEW on Monday afternoon faces charges, after he was followed home by a police helicopter.
A 28 year old Hamilton motorcyclist, who was allegedly driving over 200 km/h on the QEW on Monday afternoon faces charges, after he was followed home by a police helicopter. Handout/OPP

A Hamilton man, who was allegedly driving more than 200 km/h as he weaved his motorycle in and out of traffic on the QEW, faces charges after an OPP helicopter tracked him to his garage.

Provincial Police say the 28-year-old was using the shoulder to pass other vehicles at about 3:40 p.m. Monday, while officers tried to pull him over using their lights and sirens in the Town of Lincoln.

He managed to get away from officers on the ground, but was followed by the chopper and was arrested as he parked his motorcycle.

The accused is charged with dangerous driving, fleeing from police, driving while disqualified and tampering with a vehicle identification number.

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