Stunt Driver Nabbed in a Mustang Cobra
A Hamilton man was nabbed midday Saturday stunt driving on Nikola Tesla Boulevard. His licence and vehicle were seized for seven days. A finding of guilt will result in additional penalties from the court system.
On Saturday, October 5, 2019, shortly before noon, police were conducting speed enforcement on Nikola Tesla Boulevard near Ottawa Street. At that time a Ford Mustang was observed travelling at a speed faster than the posted speed limit.
Through investigation, police learned the vehicle was travelling at 142 km/hr in a posted 60 km/hr zone. A traffic stop was conducted and police confirmed the driver was a 63-year-old Hamilton man with a G-class licence.
The driver is scheduled to appear in court on Monday, November 4, 2019, by way of court summons, to answer to the charges.
- Hamilton man, 63-years-of-age
- Stunt driving
- Speeding 142 km/hr in a posted 60 km/hr
In accordance with the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, stunt driving violations result in an immediate seven-day driver’s licence suspension and vehicle impoundment for the same period.
If found guilty in court, the penalties for stunt driving could include a fine between $2000 - $10,000, up to six months in jail and a two-year licence suspension.
If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact police by calling 905-546-4756.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com