A 24-year-old man has been charged with stunt driving after travelling more than 50 km/h over the speed limit early Saturday morning.

Hamilton police spotted a black Ford Mustang driving more than 135 km/h in an 80 km/h zone on Highway 6, north of Parkside Drive, around 2:30 a.m.

A Waterloo man has been charged with stunt driving under the Highway Traffic Act.

He is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 8.

Police said his vehicle has been impounded and his licence has been suspended, both for seven days.

In addition, police said other penalties can be imposed if a person is convicted of stunt driving, including a $2,000 to $10,000 fine, a two-year driver’s licence suspension and seven demerit points.

Source: The Hamilton Spectator