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High speed leads to stunt driving charge

The driver was observes travelling at 126km/h in a 70 km/h zone
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TOWN OF NEW TECUMSETH - On Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at approximately 6:20 p.m., a member of the Nottawasaga Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Traffic Unit was conducting traffic enforcement on the 10th  Sideroad near the 3rd Line in the Town of New Tecumseth.  

While the officer was performing enforcement, he observed a white Nissan Sentra travelling northbound at a high rate of speed. The radar device was activated and measured the oncoming vehicle to be travelling at 126 km/hr in a posted 70 km/hr speed zone.

The driver of the motor vehicle was stopped and as a result of the investigation, the 18-year-old male driver from Caledon was charged with Stunt Driving. His licence was immediately suspended for seven days and his motor vehicle was impounded for seven days. He will attend a future court date at the Provincial Offences Court in Barrie.