BMW driver caught doing over 100mph on motorway

Posted on - 26th June, 2017 - 5:11pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Driver caught travelling over 100mph on the M61. Credit: @LancsRoadPolice

A BMW driver is off to court after being caught driving over 100mph.


The driver was travelling at speeds up to 111mph on the M61 near Chorley at around 2.59pm today (June 26).

Excess speeding can result in the driver being passed on to magistrates’ court where a hefty fine or driving ban can be imposed.

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A tweet from Lancashire Road Police said: “BMW spotted well in excess of 100mph on the M61 near Chorley.

“Driver now off to court to faces the Magistrates.”

You can watch the video of the driving below.

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