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2nd Kelowna driver in 5 days caught going over double the speed limit

Both incidents occurred on Stewart Road West
A second vehicle in a five day span has been impounded for seven days after excessive speeding on Stewart Road West in Kelowna. (Kelowna RCMP)

A second Kelowna resident in a five-day span has had their vehicle impounded for excessive speeding on Stewart Road West.

On Monday, June 19, a Kelowna RCMP officer was on patrol when they witnessed a 2016 Mazda 3 at speed of 103 km/h in a 50 km/h zone.

The officer immediately turned their lights on and pulled over the driver. The 20-year-old man behind the wheel was issued a ticket tallying $368 for excessive speeding and his car was impounded for seven days.

“Unfortunately, this is the second time Kelowna RCMP have impounded a vehicle in this location in less than one week,” said Kelowna RCMP Media Relations Officer Cst. Mike Della-Paolera. “These speeds are not only dangerous for the driver but for all others on the road. Officers will continue targeting these drivers and take them off the streets.”

On June 14, a 17-year-old driver was given the same fine and punishment after he was caught travelling 115 km/h on the same road.

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Hailing from Ladner, B.C., I have been passionate about sports, especially baseball, since I was young. In 2018, I graduated from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with a Bachelor of Journalism degree
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