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23 Year Old Caught Going 50 Over Speed Limit

(SOUTH HURON, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a London resident with Racing – Excessive Speed following a traffic stop last night.

At approximately 7:15 p.m. a Huron OPP officer was conducting stationary RADAR enforcement on London Road (Highway 4) south of Exeter when he observed a delivery van travelling southbound at a high rate of speed.

The officer utilized a RADAR device and was able to obtain a speed reading of the vehicle in excess of 50 km/h over the posted 80 km/h speed limit. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver was subsequently charged.

Obaida ALHAIDAR, 23 years of age from London has been charged with Race a Motor Vehicle – Excessive Speed. The defendant will now have to attend Provincial Offences Act Court in Goderich to answer to the charge. 

Additionally, the van has been impounded for 14 days and a 30-day driver’s licence suspension has been served on the driver.