Illawarra Newsroom

P1 driver clocked doing 157km/h on M1

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A 20-year-old P1 driver has lost his licence for six months and copped a heavy fine after allegedly being pinged 67km/h over the speed limit on the M1 at Maddens Plains.

Police clocked him travelling northbound on the motorway allegedly doing 157 while restricted to 90km/h just before one o'clock yesterday afternoon.

"He was stopped and offered no excuse for his speed," Police said.

He was also fined $2,547 for exceeding the speed limit by more than 45km/h.

Image: Traffic and Highway Patrol Command