(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) - On Thursday April 4, 2019, at approximately 12:45 a.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was monitoring traffic and conducting radar on Wellington Road 7 in the area of the Ponsonby Public School. The officer observed a small white sport utility vehicle travelling northbound 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 180 km/h.
Further investigation revealed that the female driver was suspended from driving.
Belinda EVANS, 44-years-old, of Guelph has been charged with Race a Motor Vehicle and Drive While Under Suspension contrary to the Highway Traffic Act and is scheduled to appear in Guelph Provincial Court on June 5, 2019. Her vehicle was 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.