(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH-ERAMOSA, ON) - On Tuesday March 26, 2019, at approximately 10:25 p.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was monitoring traffic and conducting radar on Highway 6 near Wellington Road 51. The officer observed a black motor vehicle travelling south bound at a speed that appeared to be well above the posted 80 km/h speed limit. The vehicle was locked on radar in excess of 130 km/h.
Erik PETERSON, 25-years-old of Guelph has been charged with Race a Motor Vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act and is scheduled to appear in Guelph Provincial Court on June 5, 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.