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After refusing to comply, a motorcyclist flashed at 257 km / h on a road limited to 80 near Nantes


The 23-year-old pilot had been checked for the first time at 197 km/h instead of 90 on the A811. Pursued by the gendarmes, he carried out a new excess of speed.

Le Figaro Nantes

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He didn't want to let go.

Sunday, on the A811, near the town of Sainte-Luce-sur-Loire, in Loire-Atlantique, a 23-year-old motorcyclist was checked at 197 km / h instead of the 90 regulations on this portion.

The gendarmes of the motorized platoon of Saint-Herblain, in operation, then tried to intercept him but the latter refused to comply.

A chase followed between the driver of this Suzuki 1000 GSWR motorcycle and the rapid intervention vehicle of the gendarmerie.

The time to be caught, the fugitive was flashed a second time by a fixed speed camera at the speed of 257 km / h on a section of road limited to 80. He also crossed a continuous line and made an overtaking on the right .

Suspended prison sentence and confiscation of the motorcycle

Finally, the young man was arrested at the entrance to Petit-Mars, north of Nantes, and placed in police custody.

On Tuesday, he was presented to the Nantes court where he was given a six-month suspended prison sentence.

He had his motorcycle confiscated and had his driver's license suspended for ten months.

He also received a fine of 870 euros for several offenses, including the two speeding tickets, as well as a non-transfer of his gray card and a modified exhaust pipe.

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"It is worth remembering that the gendarmes of Loire-Atlantique ensure the safety of all road users, including those who put themselves in danger!"

, communicated the Loire-Atlantique Departmental Gendarmerie Group.

Source: lefigaro

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