307643785 gallery
PHOTO: Avon and Somerset police

Motorist caught doing 131mph on the M5

AN inexperienced driver was caught doing 131mph on the M5 northbound in the early hours of this morning.

The motorist, who only passed their test a year ago, was stopped after overtaking an unmarked police car.

Avon and Somerset Roads Policing Unit tweeted: “1am #M5 northbound, driver overtakes our unmarked vehicle at excess speed: Top speed recorded 131mph.

“Stopped, driver only had their licence for 1 yr!

“Straight to court, licence revoked as only allowed 6 points in first 2 years.

“Likely to be disqualified and a large fine.”

Copyright © 2019 Sedgemoor Apple