Super speeder clocked travelling 209 km/h on Hwy 417

An OPP Cruiser. Smith photo, Nation Valley News file

Stunt driver charged

EMBRUN —  A man was clocked travelling 209 km/h, more than double the 100 km speed limit on Hwy. 417 near the McCrimmon Exit. A Russell County OPP detachment commander observed the super speeder speeding behind him around 3:30 p.m. on September 9. 

As a result of the investigation, a 20-year-old male, from Ottawa, Ontario was charged with:

  • Race a motor vehicle – Excessive Speed HTA 172(1)

The accused received a seven day driver’s license suspension and the vehicle was also impounded for seven days.

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