Release Date: June 22nd, 2020 - 9:28am
Originator: Constable, Steve Elms, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4747 ext 5224
Contact: Constable, Steve Elms, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4747 extension 5224
On June 21, 2020, a Halton Regional Police officer was in the area of Harvester Road and Appleby Line in Burlington, for the purpose of traffic safety. At 3:00 pm the officer observed a Mercedes accelerate at a high rate of speed from the above intersection. The vehicle was captured on radar travelling eastbound on Harvester Road at a speed of 156 km/h in the posted 60 km/h zone.
A traffic stop was initiated and a male driver from Mississauga was charged with:
-Speeding: 156 km/h in a 60 km/h zone.
The vehicle was seized and the driver was served a 7 day licence suspension.
The Halton Regional Police Service remains committed to road safety through prevention, education and enforcement initiatives.