A man has been charged with conduct endangering life after allegedly being clocked speeding at 233 kilometers per hour south-west of Melbourne.
- Police said the car was first spotted around 7.30pm last night
- The driver has been charged with conduct endangering life and evading police
- The man’s driver’s license was immediately suspended
Police said they first saw the vehicle driving erratically on the Princes Freeway in Laverton just before 7.30pm.
The air wing unit monitored the vehicle as it approached the Duncans Road intersection, where it was allegedly observed traveling at 233kph.
The speed limit on that section of road was 100kph.
Police said the vehicle did a U-turn after driving into oncoming traffic and began traveling back towards the city.
Officers then used stop sticks on Kirkstone Road in Point Cook and followed the vehicle into a dead-end parking area off Darsham Crescent.
Police said the driver stopped the vehicle and was arrested without further incident.
The driver’s license was immediately suspended.
A 23-year-old Greenvale man is facing numerous offences, including evading police.
He has been bailed to appear in Werribee Magistrates Court in February.