Nfld. & Labrador

Police clock driver at 178 km/h near Red Harbour

The 36-year-old man was ticketed for driving more than 80 km/h above the speed limit, and had his license suspended and car impounded.

He got a speeding ticket, and had his license suspended and car impounded

The vehicle was located travelling north on Route 210 near Red Harbour at speeds of up to 178 km/h. (RCMP)

Burin Peninsula RCMP clocked a 36-year-old man driving 178 km/h on Wednesday.

Police responded to a complaint of a driver driving erratically between St. Lawrence and Marystown. 

The vehicle was located travelling north on Route 210 near Red Harbour, the RCMP said in a news release. 

Police say they captured the driver on radar with readings of more than 80 km/h over the posted speed limit.

The male driver was ticketed for exceeding the posted speed limit by more than 80 km/h, his license was suspended and his vehicle was impounded.

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