Teen charged with stunt driving after speeding 208km/h past police cruiser

n 18-year-old behind the wheel of a new BMW sped past an Ontario Provincial Police officer on Highway 401 driving more than 200 km/h on Sunday, police say.

It happened just before 9 a.m. in Tyendinaga Township between Napanee and Belleville, OPP said in a media release issued Tuesday.

The teen, behind the wheel of a 2015 white BMW, overtook a police cruiser “at an extremely high rate of speed,” OPP said.

He was found to be driving 208 km/h at the time.

The officer in the cruiser managed to pull over the teen about two kilometres further down the highway.

The Richmond Hill, Ont., teen was charged with stunt driving. The BMW was seized by police for seven days and his driver’s licence was suspended for seven days.

He is expected to appear in Napanee court on Dec. 17.

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