It had already been a busy weekend for stunt driving charges in Toronto when officers clocked a man going 188 kilometres per hour, a speed that made other alleged speeders seem like slugs.
The 37-year-old man is alleged to have reached 188 km/h while westbound on the Gardiner Expressway, where the speed limit is 100 km/h, around 2:05 a.m. in a 2003 Audi A4.
The driver’s licence has been suspended for seven days, during which the vehicle will be impounded.
The alleged speedster pales in comparison to the fastest on record in Toronto, however. John Koval, 29, was charged with stunt driving, impaired driving and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle after clocking 231 km-h on the Don Valley Parkway on the morning of Jan. 9, 2009. That put the Aurora man 141 km/h over the parkway’s 90 km/h speed limit.
On Sunday morning, a 22-year-old Pickering man was pulled…
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