Motorist faces Stunt Driving charge after nearly doubling speed limit

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 10:00
Incident Number
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2020-09-02

A motorist faces a charge of Stunt Driving after police observed her travelling nearly 70 km/h above the posted speed limit.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Traffic Unit were conducting general traffic enforcement along Dawson Road near Sherwoood Drive just before 2:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1.

Police observed a vehicle travelling along Dawson Road at 119 km/h. The posted maximum speed limit for this stretch of roadway was 50 km/h.

The driver, a 22-year-old female, was issued a seven-day roadside suspension and her vehicle was impounded.



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