21 Mar 2017

Speeding New Caledonian forfeits car

1:10 pm on 21 March 2017

A New Caledonian motorist has been caught driving at 240 km/h on the main road outside La Foa.

Noumea municipal police facade

Photo: RNZ

The 44-year-old driver failed to stop at the speed checkpoint and was later apprehended in Boulouparis.

He was arrested and will appear in court charged with endangering others.

His vehicle, a Japanese sports car worth more than $US100,000, has been confiscated.

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