KAWARTHA LAKES-A teen from Bancroft is facing numerous charges after allegedly being clocked going almost 80km/h over the speed limit.
Police say on July 23 officers from the Bancroft Detachment of the OPP were conducting radar enforcement on Hwy 28 S in Haliburton County when they observed a vehicle travelling at 158km/h in a posted 80km/h zone and attempted to stop the vehicle which failed to stop. The vehicle was subsequently stopped after entering a ditch at Dyno Road and the driver was arrested according to police.
A traffic complaint was then broadcasted regarding this same motor vehicle after it was stopped.
As a result a 19 year old from Bancroft was charged with
- Driving while under suspension
- Pass on right – not in safety
- Race a motor vehicle – Excessive speed
- Fail to stop for police and
- Drive left of centre – approaching crest of grade.
The driver’s license was suspended for seven days and the vehicle he was operating was impounded for seven days. The OPP is no longer releaseing the names of those charged with Highway Traffic Act offences.
The driver was released on summons to attend at the Ontario Court of Justice in Bancroft on October 6, 2020 to answer to his charges.