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Teen charged after speeding, almost crashing car into police cruiser: OPP

Provincial police have charged a 19-year-old driver after a vehicle narrowly missed colliding head-on with a cruiser.

Provincial police have charged a 19-year-old driver after a vehicle narrowly missed colliding head-on with a cruiser.

Norfolk County OPP say officers were patrolling a road on Saturday night when they saw a southbound vehicle travelling very fast in a northbound lane.

They say the vehicle nearly collided with the police cruiser and ran through radar at more than 140 kilometres an hour in an 80 kilometre zone.

The 19-year-old faces a stunt driving charge under the Highway Traffic Act.