KAWARTHA LAKES-A 21 year old driver from Scarborough is facing a stunt driving charge after being stopped by Peterborough County OPP.
Officers were conducting radar patrol on Highway 115 yesterday afternoon. Police say shortly after 1:15pm, an officer clocked a vehicle travelling at 158km/h in a posted 100km/h zone. The G2 driver advised that they were enroute to the DriveTest Centre for a G licence test according to police.
The 21 year old driver of Scarborough, Ontario was charged with stunt driving in relation to excessive speed.
A similar incident that involved an 18 year old driver from Toronto, Ontario occurred on November 19, 2020.
The accused had their driver’s licence suspended and vehicle impounded for seven days.
The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on March 8, 2021.
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