Suspected impaired driver stopped in Mississauga going nearly 180 km/h on busy highway
Published November 8, 2022 at 8:39 pm
A driver was stopped on one of Mississauga’s busiest highways driving at nearly 80 kilometres over the speed limit.
OPP officers based in Mississauga were patrolling Hwy. 403. A driver was heading west down the highway at the same time headed toward Hurontario St. near the city centre.
The officers clocked the car at 179 km/h. When they caught up to the driver he told them “I was only going 150 to 160, not 179.” Even if he was he would still catch a stunt driving charge as it applies anytime a driver exceeds 150 km/h in a 100 zone.
The charge comes along with an automatic 30-day licence suspension and a 14-day car impound.
Officer also charged the driver with impaired driving with over 80 mg of alcohol in his blood. This pushed his licence suspension up to 90 days.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising