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Vehicle traveling at 156 kilometres per hour attracts Holyrood RCMP’s attention

A vehicle was clocked at a speed of 156 kilometres per hour on the Trans-Canada Highway Saturday near Salmonier Line.
A vehicle was clocked at a speed of 156 kilometres per hour on the Trans-Canada Highway Saturday near Salmonier Line. - Contributed
HOLYROOD, N.L. —

A driver from Clarke’s Beach had his vehicle impounded and licence suspended after police allegedly caught him driving at an excessively fast speed.

According to a Holyrood RCMP news release, a report came in Saturday morning, April 13, about a driver who almost lost control of their vehicle on the Trans-Canada Highway near the Foxtrap exit.

RCMP Traffic Services later clocked a vehicle matching the one previously described to police at a speed of 156 kilometres per hour near Salmonier Line. Following a traffic stop, a ticket for speeding more than 51 kilometres per hour over the posted speed limit was issued to the 23-year-old driver.

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