Nearly double speed limit in Springvale

Greater Dandenong Highway Patrol picked up a speeding P-plater nearly double the speed limit in Springvale this morning.

Officers were performing routine laser checks on Westall Road when they detected a 2013 Lexus sedan travelling 154km/h in an 80km/h zone about 1.20am.

Police intercepted the vehicle and spoke to the 20-year-old driver who explained he was going out to get food.

The Springvale man also furnished a positive oral fluid test for drugs.

His vehicle was immediately impounded for 30 days with towing costs of $969.80.

It is expected the man will be charged on summons with driving in a manner dangerous, exceeding the speed limit, drug driving and failing to display P-plates.

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