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2 stunt driving arrests in 2 hours on Hwy. 7 east of Peterborough: OPP

Peterborough County made two arrests for stunt driving on Hwy. 7 within a two-hour span on April 20, 2022.
Peterborough County made two arrests for stunt driving on Hwy. 7 within a two-hour span on April 20, 2022. Postmedia

OPP made two stunt driving arrests along Hwy. 7 east of Peterborough in a span of two hours on Thursday night.

According to Peterborough County OPP, the first incident around 7:45 p.m. saw officers clock a vehicle travelling 137 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone on the highway in Otonabee-South Monaghan Township.

A 19-year-old man from Whitby, Ont., was charged with stunt driving.

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Then just prior 10 p.m., officers clocked another vehicle in the same area travelling 148 km/h in the posted 80 km/h zone.

A 31-year-old man from Brampton, Ont., was charged with stunt driving.

Both men had their driver’s licence suspended for 30 days and the vehicle impounded for 14 days.

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They were both released and are scheduled to make court appearances in Peterborough on June 12.

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