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Motorcyclist caught going 117 km/h over speed limit in Richmond Hill: police

A 21-year-old man is facing multiple charges after an officer caught him going 117 km/h over the speed limit on a motorcycle in Richmond Hill on Sunday.

A 21-year-old man is facing multiple charges after an officer caught him going 117 km/h over the speed limit on a motorcycle in Richmond Hill on Sunday.

Police say it happened just before 10:30 p.m. near Highway 7 and Hunters Point Drive. The officer allegedly heard, then spotted a blue Yamaha motorcycle travelling at high speed on Highway 7.

The motorcycle was clocked going 197 km/h in an 80 km/h zone, according to York Regional Police.

The 21-year-old Vaughan man has been charged with dangerous driving, stunt driving and speeding. His licence has been suspended and his motorcycle will be impounded for seven days.

If you see anyone driving dangerously police urge you to call 911 immediately.