Mo­tor­cy­cle seized

Kalgoorlie Miner - - NEWS -

Esper­ance po­lice have seized a high-per­for­mance mo­tor­bike and ex­pect to charge the rider, who they say was caught driv­ing at al­most 100km/h in a 50km/h zone.

Po­lice claim the Du­cati rider was de­tected at 11.30am yes­ter­day morn­ing rid­ing at 99km/h on the Twi­light Beach Road tourist loop.

He was stopped by po­lice and his mo­tor­bike was seized for 28 days.

Po­lice say the driver is ex­pected to be charged with reck­less driv­ing.

Esper­ance Po­lice Sta­tion of­fi­cer-in-charge Se­nior Sergeant Richard Moore said the rider could have be­ing a fa­tal­ity statis­tic.

“With 16 fa­tal­i­ties in Western Aus­tralia this year this per­son could have eas­ily have been num­ber 17,” he said.

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