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Suspended learner allegedly clocks 200km/h on major highway

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A suspended learner driver allegedly clocked speeds of up to 200km/h while driving down a Melbourne highway early this morning.

A suspended learner driver allegedly clocked speeds of up to 200km/h while driving down a Melbourne highway early this morning.

Police Airwing officers detected the blue Subaru WRX sedan allegedly speeding along the Melton Highway citybound about 1.30am.

The 18-year-old driver, from Melton South, failed to stop when officers attempted to intercept him.

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The Airwing directed police to an Exford Road address and arrested the man.

"Police identified the man as a suspended learner driver," Leading Senior Constable Natalie Dean said.

The man's car has been impounded for 30 days at a cost of $1006 and he has been charged with conduct endangering life and numerous traffic offences.

He has been bailed to appear in court in December.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/suspended-learner-driver-allegedly-clocks-200kmh-on-melton-melbourne-highway/19537515-832c-45b6-bd8e-e4b160a337c9

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