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Dangerous driving charged last week on Airport Road

October 27, 2017   ·   0 Comments

A 53-year-old man from Caledon is facing a number of charges after an incident Oct. 18 on Airport Road.
Caledon OPP reports two officers from the Community Response Unit were on general patrol heading south near Castlederg Sideroad shortly after 4 p.m. when they spotted a black 2017 Chevrolet Camaro heading north, travelling in the southbound lane, at a very high rate of speed. It was passing a number of northbound vehicles, including a school bus carrying children.
The officers determined the car was going 162 km-h in a posted 80 zone. They made a U-turn and went after the vehicle and caught up with it after it had turned to east on Castlederg.
Police are expressing appreciation to the motorists in the area who were quick to pull over in both lanes to let the officers catch up with the Camaro.
The driver was charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and racing a motor vehicle. His licence was suspended for seven days and the car was impounded.
Police would like to talk to anyone who observed this incident and is able to provide a statement to police or submit dash cam footage. They can contact Constable James Fazzalari at 905-584-2241 or toll free at 1-888-310-1122.

         

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