(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) - On June 25, 2019, at approximately 7:45 a.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was monitoring traffic and conducting radar while travelling southbound on Wellington Road 7. The officer observed a blue sport utility vehicle (SUV) travelling southbound, approaching the cruiser from the rear, 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 135 km/h. The vehicle overtook the cruiser and was subsequently pulled over.
59-year-old Simon SMITH of Fergus has been charged with Race a Motor Vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act and is scheduled to appear in Guelph Provincial Offences Court on September 4, 2019. The driver's licence and vehicle were seized for a period of seven days as per statute.
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