Toronto BMW driver charged after going 230 km/h on highway

News | October 12th, 2014 by 3
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Going significantly over the speed limit can get you in jail and have your car impounded. Ontario Provincial Police say Songmao Li, of Mississauga, say …

Going significantly over the speed limit can get you in jail and have your car impounded.

Ontario Provincial Police say Songmao Li, of Mississauga, say a 22-year-old man has been charged with stunt driving after his BMW clocked at nearly 230 kilometers an hour on a 100 km/h highway in Mississauga, Ont.

He was pulled over shortly after 1 a.m. and was later charged with stunt driving and other violations. His licence was suspended and his vehicle was impounded as well.

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Not the speedometer in question

It’s unknown the model of the BMW vehicle impounded.

Police also said earlier this week that speed was a factor in 51 deaths on Ontario’s roads this year.

U.S. has similar laws and with many states enforcing the 55 mph highway speed, the repercussions are just as severe.

[Source: CTVNews]

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