19 June 2020

Utility seized after Harrison street racing incident

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A 21-year-old NSW man had his vehicle impounded by ACT Policing after an incident in which he was detected racing against a motorcycle in Harrison.

A General Duties patrol team from Gungahlin Station was conducting traffic targeting on Flemington Road, Harrison late on Wednesday evening (May 29) when an orange Holden Commodore SS utility was detected racing against a motorcycle.

The vehicle was recorded at 122km/h in an 80km/h zone.

Police performed a traffic stop on the orange utility a short time later on the Federal Highway, and the driver admitted to the offence of street racing. His vehicle was seized and uplifted to ACT Policing’s Exhibit Management Centre at Mitchell.

The driver will be summonsed to appear before the ACT Magistrates Court on a date to be fixed, when he will face a series of traffic offences.

The rider of the motorcycle is yet to be identified but was known to be riding around the Harrison area a short time later. Police are urging anyone who may have seen this motorcycle rider or can assist in identifying him to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.

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