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South Simcoe police charge Oakville man with stunt driving

Police say the man was clocked driving 144 km/h in an 80 km/h zone.
Police say the man was clocked driving 144 km/h in an 80 km/h zone. South Simcoe Police / File / Twitter

A 22-year-old man from Oakville has been charged with stunt driving after he was clocked driving 144 km/h in an 80 km/h zone, police say.

According to South Simcoe police, on July 8 at around 3 p.m., an officer patrolling the 5th Sideroad near County Road 88 in Bradford West Gwillimbury witnessed a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed.

Police say the officer measured a speed of 144 km/h in an 80 km/h zone.

Officers pulled the car over and charged the 22-year-old driver from Oakville with speeding and stunt driving. Police say the man’s license was suspended for seven days and his vehicle was impounded.

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According to police, this was the third speeding vehicle to be stopped by the officer. Police say two other vehicles were found to be speeding in the same 80 km/h zone. The other two drivers were clocked at 123 km/h and 129 km/h and were ticketed accordingly.

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