'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!

Monday, 22nd November 2021, 7:42 am
Updated Monday, 22nd November 2021, 7:44 am

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."

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The BMW that was pulled over on Westwood Way

The spokesperson said that the motorist was reported and educated on the dangers of travelling at speed.

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