Two provisional licence holders will appear in court for allegedly street racing on a major Adelaide road.
The 20-year-old Dernancourt man and 18-year-old Findon man were allegedly clocked travelling 167 km/h in a 60 km/h zone on North East Rd at Holden Hill at 9:15pm on Sunday, December 3.
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SA police said after spotting the drivers, officers activated their emergency lights to pull the cars over, and both drivers stopped.
“Both drivers returned negative breath tests, but they were both were reported for driving at an extreme speed,” police said.
Both men immediately lost their provisional licences for 12 months.
Two p-platers will appear in an Adelaide court for allegedly street racing on an Adelaide major road. Credit: SAPOL
Their cars will be impounded for 28 days.
Residents along North East Rd said motorists were often seen speeding in the area.
“Even now we’re scared to be standing here because we don’t know if they’re coming again, or it can happen anytime,” resident Dilukshi Manimendra said while standing on the roadside.
The two men will appear in court at a later date.