90km/h over limit in Cape Bridgewater

Portland Highway Patrol officer have pulled up a driver who was allegedly travelling at 190km/h in Cape Bridgewater this morning.

The 24-year-old driver was pulled over on Bridgewater Road while travelling in a 100km/h zone shortly after 11.30am today.

The Portland man’s vehicle was immediately impounded and he is expected to be charged on summons for speeding offences.

This detection forms part of Operation Nexus, a five day high visibility road policing operation over the Easter long weekend.

The state-wide operation will focus on country road users, speed, impaired drivers, seatbelts, on and off road motorcycles, fatigue due to long distance travel and driver distraction through mobile technology and navigation devices.

Priority areas include traffic corridors that link metropolitan areas to popular holiday destinations such as the Grampians, Surf Coast, Great Ocean Road, Greater Shepparton Area, Phillip Island, Bass Coast, South Gippsland, Baw Baw and La Trobe.

Operation Nexus will run from 12.01am on Thursday 18 April to 11.59pm on Monday 22 April 2019.

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