Driver stopped being detected 110km/h over the speed limit - Bathurst

Thursday, 18 April 2024 10:15:33 AM

A man will face court charged after a car was detected travelling 110km/h over the speed limit in the state’s Central Tablelands at the weekend.

About 6pm on Saturday (13 April 2024), police were conducting stationary speed-enforcement duties on Conrod Straight, Mt Panorama, when they allegedly detected an orange Ford Mustang travelling at 170km/h in a signposted 60km/h area.

Police stopped the man and subjected him to a drug and alcohol test, which allegedly returned a positive reading to cannabis.

The 22-year-old man was taken to Bathurst Police Station where a secondary test was conducted returning a positive result to cannabis.

He was charged with drive recklessly/furiously or speed/manner dangerous, and exceed speed by more than 45 km/h.

The Kellyville man was given a Court Attendance Notice to appear at Bathurst Local Court on Wednesday 22 May 2024.

Police also suspended the man’s licence on the spot.