Two males have been arrested, together with one on suspicion of harmful driving, after a video confirmed a automobile dashing at greater than 200mph in West Sussex.

The footage was posted on social media final month and exhibits somebody within the automobile filming the speedometer, which shortly goes from 65mph to 201mph.

It was filmed on the M23 southbound between Gatwick and Crawley in some unspecified time in the future in the course of the coronavirus lockdown, Sussex Police mentioned.

Officers tracked down the automobile, a black Audi RS6, and have now arrested two males.

A 38-year-old man from Crawley was arrested on suspicion of harmful driving and launched beneath investigation, whereas a second man, additionally 38, from Horsham, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated automobile taking and launched beneath investigation till 9 July.

Chief Inspector Michael Hodder, of the Surrey and Sussex Roads Policing Unit, mentioned: “Dashing is likely one of the 4 most typical causes of deadly and severe damage collisions, and we is not going to tolerate these offences on our roads.

“There is no such thing as a excuse for dashing at any time, and we’ll actively examine any offences dedicated.”

Anybody with any details about the incident is urged to report it on-line or name 101 quoting Operation Checkmate.




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