Sudbury police say vehicle was travelling 170 km/h in 80 km/h zone
A young driver from Espanola has been charged with stunt driving following a recent incident in the early morning hours in Sudbury.
Ontario Provincial Police stopped a vehicle on MR55 at 3:23 a.m. March 18 that was travelling more than 170 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone.
“The driver held a G1 driver's licence and was accompanied (by) a passenger holding a G2 driver's licence, who had consumed alcohol,” police said in a news release Monday.
The 25-year-old is now charged with stunt driving, as well as being a G1 driver not having a qualified G2 driver with them in the vehicle.
The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on May 2 in Sudbury.
The driver was also issued a 30-day driver's licence suspension and the vehicle was impounded for 14 days.
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