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Sudbury OPP stop vehicle travelling more than 60 km/h over the limit

Driver from McDougall Township charged with stunt driving

On May 18, Sudbury OPP were on patrol approximately one hour out of town in Mowatt Township, when they received a call about a fast-moving vehicle, weaving in and out of traffic travelling northbound on Hwy 69.

Shortly after 9:30 a.m., police stopped a vehicle travelling northbound going over 150 km/h in a posted 90 km/h zone.

The 42-year-old driver from McDougall Township, has been charged with Racing a motor vehicle - stunt, contrary to section 172(1) of the highway Traffic Act of Ontario (HTA). 

As a result of the incident, the driver has had his licence suspended for seven days and the vehicle he was operating has also been impounded for seven days. 

The accused is scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Parry Sound on June 25.