A wannabe race car driver was stopped by provincial police officers after he was caught street racing and apparently driving nearly 200 km/h.
According to OPP Sergent Kerry Schmidt, the 25-year-old man was pulled over after he was clocked going 199 km/h on the westbound QEW at Dorval Drive in Oakville around 2:30 am.
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Schmidt said the G2 driver was charged with street racing and will lose his license and have his vehicle impounded for seven days.
— Sgt Kerry Schmidt (@OPP_HSD) November 8, 2019
In Ontario, those convicted of street racing can face a minimum fine of $2,000 for a first offence, but it can be as high as $10,000.
Other penalties include up to six months in jail and a two-year suspension of a person’s licence to drive.