More than double speed limit in Hoppers Crossing

Public Order Response Team officers have detected a driver doing excessive speed in Hoppers Crossing tonight.

Police were undertaking speed checks on Old Geelong Road about 5.45pm when they observed a Mercedes Vito van travelling at an alleged speed of 142km in a 70km zone.

The vehicle was intercepted and the driver, a 27-year-old Truganina man was also found to be unlicensed.

The company vehicle was impounded for a period of 30 days and the driver is expected to be charged with offences including drive at a speed dangerous, unlicensed driving, exceed speed limit by 45 km an hour or more and drive in a manner dangerous.

He will be summonsed to appear at a Magistrates Court at a later date.

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