Motorist spotted speeding at estimated 200 km/h on Woodroffe Avenue: Ottawa Police


Ottawa Police say a motorist speeding at an estimated 200 kilometres an hour was spotted on Woodroffe Avenue during a blitz Friday night.

As part of Project NoiseMaker, officers conducted targeted speeding and noisy mufflers across Ottawa, including on Slack Road, Woodroffe Avenue, Hunt Club Road and Hazeldean Road.

A total of 50 tickets were issued, including eight stunt driving charges and 40 speeding tickets.

Eight motorists were charged with stunt driving by @ottawapolice officers last night on several roads including Slack, Woodroffe, Hunt Club and Hazeldean as part of Operation #Noisemaker. One driver was estimated travelling 200 km/hr on Woodroffe.

— Ottawa Police (@OttawaPolice) September 19, 2020

In a message on Twitter, police said one driver was estimated travelling at 200 kilometres an hour on Woodroffe Avenue. In an update on Facebook, Ottawa Police said the case was still under investigation. 

A total of 50 tickets were issued including 40 speeding tickets. The joint forces operation included @PoliceGatineau and @sureteduquebec, who focused on interprovincial bridges. #otttraffic

— Ottawa Police (@OttawaPolice) September 19, 2020

On Thursday, Ottawa Police said the three-month Project NoiseMaker blitz targeting speeding and noisy mufflers resulted in more than 2,000 tickets being issued.

A total of 114 tickets had been issued for excessive speeding and stunt driving.