A 23-year-old Brampton man is facing traffic charges after police say a vehicle was clocked at over 200 kilometres an hour in a 40km/h zone through Cookstown.
The radar gun read 205km on Thursday afternoon, leading to the traffic stop of a 23-year-old man. He now faces a charge each of Speeding and Stunt Driving.
Our roads are not racetracks! Vehicle clocked at a jaw-dropping 205 km/h in a 40 km/h Community Safety Zone in #Cookstown this afternoon. 23-year-old Brampton man charged with Speeding & Stunt Driving. 7-day licence suspension & vehicle impound. #NotInOurTown #slowdown pic.twitter.com/aE0LZkxdeQ— South Simcoe Police (@SouthSimcoePS) April 2, 2020
The latter comes with an automatic one-week licence suspension, and his vehicle was impounded for seven days as well.