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Senior caught driving double the speed limit on Brant County highway

OPP say a man's car was impounded after he was caught driving double the 80 km/h speed limit on Highway 24. (X/OPP West Region) OPP say a man's car was impounded after he was caught driving double the 80 km/h speed limit on Highway 24. (X/OPP West Region)
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A 69-year-old from Simcoe has had their licence suspended for 30 days after they were clocked travelling 160 km per hour on a Brant County road with a posted speed limit of 80 km/h.

Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say the man was stopped around 9:35 a.m. on Sunday on Highway 24 South.

“WE’RE GLAD WE MET YOU… before something terrible happened,” OPP said in a social media post.

In addition to the licence suspension, the driver was charged with stunt driving and speeding. His car was impounded for two weeks.

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