Driver stopped going 191 km/h in the rain on Hwy. 401 near Brockville


A 33-year-old driver is facing stunt driving charges after Ontario Provincial Police say they were stopped on Highway 401 travelling nearly double the speed limit in the rain.

A Leeds OPP officer stopped a vehicle on Highway 401 east of Brockville Wednesday afternoon following a traffic complaint.

Police say the vehicle was travelling 191 kilometres an hour on Highway 401. The speed limit is 100 km/h on Canada's busiest highway.

The driver's licence was suspended for a week, and the vehicle is impounded for seven days.

A #LeedsOPP officer stopped this vehicle in the rain Wednesday afternoon following a traffic complaint. 191kph on #Hwy401 east of Brockville. Vehicle impounded and DL suspended for 33 year old driver. #slowdown^ec

— OPP East Region (@OPP_ER) April 1, 2021