'I was only doing 25mph over the limit' says Wigan speeding driver
The excuse of a driver stopped for speeding on Wigan's new bypass was that he was only going 25mph over the limit!
Traffic officers hauled over the BMW on Westwood Way on Sunday afternoon after spotting him driving well over the posted 40mph limit.
A spokesperson for GMP Traffic said: "The driver of trhis vehicle thought that Westwood Way was a racetrack.
"When stopped he said 'sorry officers, I was only doing 65mph."
The spokesperson said that the motorist was reported and educated on the dangers of travelling at speed.
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