Impounded in Altona North

Westgate Highway Patrol impounded a vehicle last night as part of an operation targeting intentional high risk hoon driving in the north-west suburbs.

The driver of a black Holden Commodore was intercepted after his vehicle was observed engaging in hoon driving on Westgate Drive about 9pm.

The 22-year-old Hoppers Crossing man had his vehicle impounded for at least 30 days at a cost of $878.50

He is expected to be charged on summons with improper use of motor vehicle, careless driving, deliberate loss of traction and failing to display p plates.

Police in the north-west suburbs are targeting intentional high risk hoon driving and police encourage anyone who has information about hoon gatherings to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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