A novice driver was clocked by police doing 197 km/h in a 100-km/h zone on Highway 1 in Surrey early Thursday morning.

Street racer black-flagged by police

Novice driver was travelling 197 km/h in a 100-km/h zone along Highway 1 in Surrey on Thursday morning.

A novice driver from Abbotsford has been curbed after he was seen racing another car on Highway 1 in Surrey this week.

On Thursday, at just after 1 a.m., the Port Mann Traffic Services officer spotted a car speeding near 152 Street on Highway 1. It was travelling 142 km/h in a 90-km/hrzone.

As the officer approached the vehicle – a 2008 Grey Infiniti G37 – he saw it was jockeying for position with another car.

Once the vehicles were side by side, both accelerated to a radar reading of 197 km/h in a 100-km/h zone.

The second vehicle then darted off the highway at the 176 Street off-ramp, while Infiniti was pulled over near 192 Street.

The driver of the Infiniti is a 22-year-old man from Abbotsford.

He was given a $468 ticket for excessive speeding and received a 15-day driving prohibition. His vehicle was also impounded for a week.

“Vehicles travelling at this rate of speed on our highways is certainly not the norm,” said Const. Mike Moore of Port Mann Traffic Services.”

Port Mann Traffic Services is looking for witnesses to help identify the second vehicle. If you were travelling on Highway 1 between 152 and 176 Streets at about 1:20 a.m. on Thursday, May 5 and have any information about this incident, contact the Port Mann Traffic Services at 604-526-9744 and cite file #2016-2750.

 

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