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Saskatoon speeder fined $900, car impounded for long weekend

Saskatoon police pulled over a driver going twice the speed limit.
Saskatoon police pulled over a driver going twice the speed limit. Saskatoon Police Service Traffic Unit Twitter account

On Friday night Saskatoon police pulled over a driver who was going twice the posted speed limit.

In a tweet, police stated the driver was going 120 km/h on Spadina Crescent, where the speed limit is 60 km/h.

A photo in the tweet shows a silver Ford Mustang behind a tow truck.

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The tweet said the driver owes a $910 fine and that the car will be impounded for a week “to kick off the long weekend.”

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It comes a day after police pulled over another overly-quick driver, who was going 115 km/h in a 60 km/h area on Lenore Drive on Thursday night.

The fine for that driver, the tweet stated, was $854.