(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH-ERAMOSA, ON) - On Monday February 4, 2019 at approximately 9:20 a.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was monitoring traffic and conducting radar speed enforcement on Highway 6 near Wellington Road 51. The officer observed a white pick-up truck travelling southbound at a speed that appeared to be well above the posted 80 km/h speed limit. The vehicle was locked on radar at a speed in excess of 130 km/h, exceeding the posted speed limit by 50 km/h.
21-year-old Shane WILE of Fergus has been charged with Racing a Motor Vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Provincial Court on March 20, 2019. His driver's licence and vehicle were seized for a period of seven days as per statute.
Caution to drivers that if you get caught racing; the road ahead will be rough. Automatic tow and suspensions included with each #StuntDriving or #50overisRacing remember to #TakeItToTheTrack.