THUNDER BAY — Ontario Provincial Police charged a man with stunt driving after radar tracked his vehicle travelling at more than 175 km/h on the Thunder Bay Expressway.
The incident happened at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 11/17 east of Balsam Street within the Thunder Bay city limits.
The posted speed limit is 90 km/h.
An officer with the OPP's Highway Safety Division arrested a 36-year-old man from Toronto.
In addition to the stunt driving charge – which is for driving 50 km/h or more over the speed limit – his vehicle was impounded for seven days, and his driver's licence was suspended for seven days.
The penalties for stunt driving also include a minimum fine of $2,000 and six licence demerit points.