Tow Truck Gets Towed for Stunt Driving
A Stoney Creek man driving a tow truck has been charged with stunt driving during speed enforcement on First Road East in Hamilton.
On August 28, 2019, shortly after 2:00 p.m., police was conducting speed enforcement in the area of First Road East and Mud Street East in Hamilton. Police observed a red 2008 Chevrolet Silverado Tow Truck passing another vehicle at an astonishing rate of speed as it travelled southbound on First Road East. The vehicle was lased at 130 km/hr at a posted 60 km/hr zone.
A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was issued a summons to attend court for speeding and stunt driving. As a result of the offences, the driver’s licence has been suspended for seven days and his vehicle impounded for the same period.
Charged: Stoney Creek Male, 33-years-of-age
- Speeding (130 km/hr in 60 km/hr zone)
- Stunt Driving
The driver has been ordered to appear in court on September 25, 2019, to answer to the charges of speeding and stunt driving.
Violators who engage in high-risk driving behaviours threaten the safety of all motorists. Hamilton Police are asking you to drive safely.