5 people face stunt driving charges in one night in Brampton

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Published April 25, 2023 at 8:01 am

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Police clocked five vehicles travelling well above the speed limit in Brampton.

Five drivers were nabbed in different areas of Brampton last night (April 24), Peel Regional Police said in a tweet.

The stunt driving charges include:

  • a 26-year-old clocked going 122 km/hr in a 70 km/hr zone at Mississauga Road and Williams Parkway
  • a 19-year-old travelling 129 km/hr in a 70 km/hr zone at Mississauga Road and Williams Parkway
  • a 20-year-old driving 148 km/hr in an 80 km/hr zone at Queen Street and McVean Drive
  • a 21-year-old clocked at 131 km/hr in an 80 km/hr zone at Queen Street and McVean Drive
  • a 21-year-old driving 136 km/hr in an 80 km/hr zone at Steeles Avenue and Finch Avenue

The vehicles were impounded for 14 days and the drivers received 30-day driver’s license suspensions.

The penalties for stunt driving include the possibility of arrest and a mandatory court date with a fine from $2,000 to $10,000.

Anyone with information concerning driving-related offences within the Region of Peel can contact police at (905) 453-3311 or submit an online complaint through the Peel Regional Police.

If driving-related violations are observed on a 400 series highway, motorists can call *677 (*OPP) to report the incident to the Ontario Provincial Police.

Anonymous information may be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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