Pair charged after allegedly being stopped going nearly double speed limit

A tow truck prepares to take a vehicle away. (@WRPSToday / Twitter)

Police in Waterloo charged two drivers who were allegedly seen racing on Saturday night.

According to a social media post, a traffic services officer saw the two drivers on Columbia Street West.

Officers allege that the duo was racing, reaching speeds of 117 km/hour before police stopped them.

The speed limit in that area is 60 km/hour.

The two drivers reportedly lost their cars and licences for seven days. They were both charged with stunt driving.