Vehicle Seized and Drivers License Suspended for 7 Days
(BROCKVILLE, ON) – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Leeds County Detachment have charged a Toronto man with Stunt Driving after an incident on Highway 401 near Brockville on Saturday afternoon.
At approximately 6:15 pm, a motor vehicle was observed by an OPP member travelling eastbound on Highway 401 near Cliffe Road at a high rate of speed. The suspect motor vehicle then veered off the highway and entered the Gananoque Truck Inspection Station. The vehicle continued through the Truck Inspection Station at a high rate of speed, and re-entered Highway 401 continuing eastbound when it was stopped by police. The suspect vehicle’s speed was measured by radar at 97kph in a posted 40kph zone while travelling through the Truck Inspection area.
Ming Chiu TSANG (age 27) of Toronto, Ontario has been charged with Stunt Driving in relation to the incident. His driver’s licence has been suspended, and the vehicle he was operating has been impounded for a period of seven days.
OPP are reminding all motorists that the minimum fine upon conviction is $2,000 and an automatic drivers licence suspension and vehicle impound for a period of 7 days.
TSANG is scheduled to appear in Provincial Court, Brockville at a later date in December.
OPP remind all motorists that there will be zero tolerance for motorists driving aggressively, impaired by alcohol or drugs, distracted drivers or those who fail to buckle up. Driving safety is everyone’s responsibility and it starts before the vehicle is put into motion.