Im­pounded af­ter speed­ing at 178km/h

Mt Buller News - - FRONT PAGE -

MANS­FIELD High­way Pa­trol mem­bers im­pounded an Audi Q7 af­ter it was de­tected speed­ing in Mer­ri­jig last week.

Of­fi­cers clocked the SUV trav­el­ling at 178km/h in a 100km/h sec­tion of Mt Buller Road around 9.30am on Tues­day.

Po­lice in­ter­cepted the ve­hi­cle and spoke to the driver, a 19-year-old Bal­wyn man.

The car was im­pounded and the man is fac­ing tow­ing costs of $1045.

He is ex­pected to be charged on sum­mons with ex­ces­sive speed and speed dan­ger­ous.

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