SUDBURY -- Ontario Provincial Police caught a driver travelling 90 km/h faster than the speed limit Monday morning along Highway 108 in Elliot Lake.

Police had a radar gun set up and caught the 50-year-old driver at 9:25 a.m. heading south, doing 170 km/h in an 80 km/h zone.

The Elliot Lake driver was charged with stunt driving, had the vehicle impounded and their license suspended for seven days.

The driver was released on a summons to attend court on Dec. 2 in Elliot Lake. The OPP no longer releases the gender of the people they charge.

"Aggressive driving, including speeding, is one of the leading causal factors in traffic deaths in OPP patrolled areas," police said in a news release. "Please slow down and abide by posted speed limits!"