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Published March 20, 2023

Suspended, impaired driver nabbed doing more than 2x the speed limit on Highway 11, according to OPP

A Barrie man is facing numerous charges
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A long list of charges for a Barrie man after Orillia OPP pulled over a driver for speeding and stunt driving on Highway 11 in Oro-Medonte.

On Friday night, provincial police say a vehicle was clocked allegedly travelling 186 km/hr in a 90 km/hr zone.

They say he appeared to be impaired and was arrested and taken to the police station for further investigation.

The charges began to add up for the 26-year-old, as police noted the motorist was a suspended driver and had open liquor in the vehicle.

The accused was charged with the following offences:

·      Operation while Impaired - alcohol and drugs

·      Operation while Impaired - blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

·      Drive motor vehicle - Perform stunt - Excessive speed (HTA)

·      Driving while under suspension (HTA)

·      Driving motor vehicle with open container of liquor (LLCA,2019)

The man's license was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle was impounded for 14 days.

He has a court date in April.

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