Caught on camera: B.C. driver going 180 km/h stopped, arrested

Police with the Deas Island Freeway Patrol arrested a man this weekend after he allegedly drove at speeds of up to 180km/h along Highway 91 in Delta and Richmond.

RCMP Air One helicopter tracked Mercedes C63 over Alex Fraser Bridge and through Richmond

RCMP's Air One tracked 2012 Mercedes between Richmond and Delta 3:04

Police with the Deas Island Freeway Patrol arrested a man this weekend after he allegedly drove at speeds of up to 180km/h along Highway 91 in Delta and Richmond, B.C.

The man was behind the wheel of a white 2012 Mercedes C63, which was tracked by the RCMP's Air One helicopter over the Alex Fraser Bridge into Richmond just after 1:30 a.m. PT Sunday.

Police in B.C.'s Lower Mainland arrested a driver on Highway 91 near the Alex Fraser Bridge on Sunday, after the 2012 Mercedes C63 he was in was allegedly clocked going 180km/h. (RCMP)

A camera in the helicopter recorded as he reached speeds of 150 to 160 km/hr. Just after 1:45 a.m., as he headed back on Highway 91 toward the bridge, he was stopped and taken into custody.

Cpl Robert McDonald said the driver was held in custody and was scheduled to be in court Monday.

Deas Island Freeway Patrol RCMP, which can be reached at  604-946-2184, would like to hear from any witnesses to the incident.