Halton Police charge Mississauga man with driving nearly 100 km/h over the limit

Published June 22, 2020 at 2:03 pm

Halton Police charge Mississauga man with driving nearly 100 km/h over the limit

Halton Regional Police laid charges on a Mississauga man who was allegedly travelling 156 km/h in a posted 60.

Halton Regional Police laid charges on a Mississauga man who was allegedly travelling 156 km/h in a posted 60.

Sunday (June 21) at around 3:00 p.m., police said a Mercedes was clocked by an officer driving “at a high rate of speed” from the above intersection.

The vehicle was travelling eastbound on Harvester Rd in Burlington, according to Halton Police.

The man was charged with stunt driving, the vehicle was seized, and the driver’s licence was suspended for 7 days, according to police.

According to the Ontario Traffic Act, drivers who travel more than 50 km/h over the speed limit could face 6 demerit points, an immediate 7-day license suspension and vehicle impounding; a 2-year license suspension, 6 months in jail, a maximum fine of $2,000, and a 100 per cent insurance increase.

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