P-plater clocked at 129km/h in 50 zone

A TEENAGER has been charged after he was allegedly caught behind the wheel of a a car clocked travelling at almost 130 kilometres per hour in a 50 zone in Adelaide’s north.

Police were conducting speed detection duties on Clayson Road in Salisbury East when they clocked the VZ Commodore travelling at 129km/h just after 7pm on Friday.

In a statement, SA Police said officers were not able to stop the speeding driver at the time, which they say was travelling at 79km/h above the limit.


A short time later, officers attended the registered owner’s home where they found the VZ Commodore parked outside.

The driver, an 18-year-old man from Wynn Vale, was subsequently charged with driving at speed dangerous to the public.

The P-plater’s vehicle was impounded and he will appear in court at a later date.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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