Drugged e-scooter rider clocked at 100km/h

The modified e-scooter seized by police.

POLICE caught a modified e-scooter travelling at 100km/h on the Majura Parkway this morning (December 23).

About 8.40am at the moment police noticed the scooter on the parkway’s on-road bike lane. When police motorbike officers directed the scooter rider to cease, he left the roadway and on to an adjoining bike path.

Quickly after, the rider misplaced management and fell off the scooter, earlier than making an attempt to run away. He was caught and a roadside take a look at returned a optimistic outcome for methamphetamine.

The rider, a 38-year-old Phillip man, was taken to hospital by ambulance for therapy to minor accidents.

Police say it’s unlawful to journey a Private Mobility System, together with an e-scooter, at a velocity greater than 25km/h. Because of the velocity recorded by the rider, he will probably be charged with vehicular offences together with disqualified driving, utilizing an unregistered and uninsured automobile, and failing to cease for police. Further costs are probably.

The scooter has been seized by police, and the person will face courtroom in January.

In the meantime, police have additionally stopped the primary driver within the ACT who will lose their licence for dashing, as a result of double-demerit factors interval.

About 7.20am at the moment a purple Mazda utility was detected at 139km/h in a 90km/h zone on Caswell Drive, Aranda. A 22-year-old Belconnen girl was issued an infringement of $1841 and 12 demerit factors.

Double demerit factors are in impact within the ACT till 11.59pm Monday, January 2.