Orangeville man charged with stunt driving

Your Orangeville Police Service has charged a 19-year-old Orangeville man after he was clocked travelling 88 km/h over the posted speed limit on Veteran’s Way, Thursday night.

On Thursday, August 13, 2020, an Orangeville police officer was conducting traffic enforcement on Veteran’s Way. This area is a posted 60 km/h zone and police receive many complaints regarding the excessive speeds of vehicles travelling on the road.

At approximately 11:45 p.m., police observed a white Ford Fusion traveling at a high rate of speed. The officer’s radar unit clocked the vehicle travelling at a speed of 148 km/h. The vehicle was directed to stop and the driver was investigated.

As a result of the investigation, the driver, a 19-year-old Orangeville man, was charged with Stunt Driving: Excessive Speed by more than 50 km/h over the posted speed limit.

Police seized the vehicle to be impounded for 7 days and the driver received a 7 day licence suspension.

The accused man is scheduled to appear in court in Orangeville on November 4th to answer to the allegations

Posted on August 14, 2020