Driver is “caught at a speed of 228 km / h in a zone of 110 km / h” – while drivers demand that his car be crushed
- A Victorian driver would have driven 118 km too fast on Sunday
- The 39-year-old was arrested and his Kia Stinger was confiscated for 30 days
- The police said the alleged incident could have ended in a ‘twisted metal and death’
A driver was reportedly caught on Sunday at almost 230 km / h in a 110 zone.
Police pulled the 39-year-old man around 11 o’clock over the Calder Freeway in Sunbury in northwest Melbourne.
Fawkner Highway Patrol officers accused him of a number of violations, including behavior that endangered life and driving at a dangerous speed.
The driver was beaten on the spot with a fine of $ 1005 and his car was confiscated for 30 days.
A driver was reportedly caught on Sunday at almost 230 km / h in a 110 zone
Sergeant Dean Pickering said the alleged incident could have ended in a “twisted metal and an immediate death.”
‘To put it in perspective, this driver is [allegedly] 118 km / h above the limit, “he said.
“We are somewhat speechless that someone would make such a bad decision.”
Victoria Police shared a photo of the radar on Facebook.
They wrote: ‘228 km / h in a 110 zone! And no, that’s not a typo.
Social media users were furious.
“The only way to stop these idiots is to crash the car immediately,” a user said.
30 days seized and a fine of just over a thousand dollars! ! Wow! What about crushing his car for him, “said another.
“What’s more shocking is that a KIA can reach that speed limit,” wrote a third.
Sergeant Dean Pickering said the alleged incident could have ended in a “twisted metal and immediate death”