Bay Roberts man ticketed for excessive speeding #nltraffic

On Thursday morning RCMP Traffic Services East observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed near Butterpot Park in the eastbound lane of the Trans-Canada Highway.

A radar revealed he was travelling 152 km/h in a 100 km/h zone.

Roads were wet at the time.

The driver, a 21-year-old man from Bay Roberts, was issued a speeding ticket under the Highway Traffic Act.

His licence was suspended for seven days and his vehicle was impounded for three days.