Ontario Provincial Police News Portal OPP Media Release OTTAWA OPP CHARGE STUNT DRIVER 2016-10-19
FROM/DE: Ottawa OPP Detachment DATE: October 19th, 2016
OPP CHARGE STUNT DRIVER
(Ottawa, ON) –On Tuesday October18th, 2016, the Ontario Provincial Police Highway Safety Division charged 1 drivers for stunt driving.
A 20yr old man from Ottawa was E/B on Highway 7 near the junction of Highway 417 when he passed a cruiser stopped on the side of the road with a violator. After passing the officer, the male accelerated at a high rate of speed.
The vehicle was stopped a short distance later by another officer who was doing speed enforcement. The vehicle was clocked at 170 Km/h in a posted 100 Km/h zone.
Bradley Burke, 20yrs old from Ottawa has been charged with Stunt Driving and is to appear in Provincial Court on November 25th, 2016.
The OPP continues to enforce the “Big 4” causes of serious and fatal collisions:
• Impaired driving
• Aggressive driving
• Distracted driving
• Failing to wear seatbelt
All drivers on the highways have the responsibility to drive safely for themselves and others.