Driver caught going 216 km/h on road in York Region: Police
Posted September 6, 2022 11:32 am.
Last Updated September 6, 2022 11:49 am.
A driver is facing multiple charges after police officers say they were caught going nearly triple the speed limit on a road in York Region on Monday.
York Regional Police say in a tweet that an officer spotted an SUV speeding on a rural section of Woodbine Avenue, near Mount Albert Road, in East Gwillimbury.
Police say the vehicle was travelling 216 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone.
WE SLOWED THEIR ROLL: A #RoadSafety officer spotted a driver doing 216 km/hr in a posted 80 km/hr zone on Woodbine Ave. near Mount Albert Rd. yesterday.
Driver charged with Dangerous Operation, Stunt Driving & Speeding. Vehicle impounded for 14 days & DL suspended for 30 days. pic.twitter.com/eutgHAku2Z
— York Regional Police (@YRP) September 6, 2022
Officers say the vehicle has been impounded for two weeks and the driver’s licence will be suspended for 30 days.
The driver is charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle and stunt driving.
CityNews has reached out to York Regional Police for comment on the incident.