April 4, 2019 11:36 am

Car clocked at double the speed limit in Martensville, Sask.

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A boy is facing over a thousand dollars in fines after a car was clocked going more than double the speed limit in Martensville, Sask.

A Saskatoon police officer was on patrol Tuesday afternoon on 10th Avenue when he said he spotted the car going 121 km/h in the 60 km/h zone.

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Police said the car was being driven by a 16-year-old Novice 1 driver, who had two friends along for the ride.

Novice 1 drivers are only allowed to have one passenger unless they are immediate family members.

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The teenager was given a $921 speeding ticket and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

He was also ticketed $150 for failing to respect his licence conditions.

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