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Racing charge on Highway 6

Web posted on March 16, 2020

CITY OF GUELPH, ON) - On March 14, 2020, at approximately 7:50 p.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was monitoring traffic and conducting radar on Highway 6 near Laird Road.

The officer observed a red sedan travelling northbound at a speed that appeared to be well above the posted 80 km/h speed limit. The vehicle was locked on radar in excess of 135 km/h.

As a result, a 17-year-old driver of Guelph, has been charged with Racing a Motor Vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.

The defendant is scheduled to appear in Guelph at the Ontario Court of Justice - Provincial Offences Court on May 20, 2020. Their vehicle and driver's licence were seized for a period of seven days as per statute.


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