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Teen driver caught stunt driving

Driver has vehicle impounded - to appear in Sudbury court in December
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A Sudbury teen faces stunt driving charges after Sudbury OPP radar enforcement caught him on Highway 69 early in the morning on Oct. 2. File photo.

A Sudbury teen faces stunt driving charges after Sudbury OPP radar enforcement caught him on Highway 69 early in the morning on Oct. 2. 

At approximately 1:35 a.m., police observed a northbound vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed and as a result was stopped for stunt driving.

The driver, and 18-year-old man from Sudbury, was charged with: Race a Motor Vehicle - Stunt, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.  

The accused driver’s licence was suspended for seven days and the vehicle he was operating was impounded for seven days. 

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Sudbury, on Dec. 5.

Every person convicted of Race a Motor Vehicle is liable to a fine of not less than $2,000 and not more than $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months, or to both, in addition to his or her driver’s licence being suspended.