Driver caught speeding at 109mph on the A1 with child on board

A driver was caught speeding at 109mph with a child on board on the A1 near Brampton Hut. Picture: C

A driver was caught speeding at 109mph with a child on board on the A1 near Brampton Hut. Picture: CAMBS POLICE - Credit: Archant

A driver was caught speeding at 109mph with a child on board and only a six-hour insurance policy on the deserted A1 near Brampton Hut.

A trailer with a load was stopped by police after it was caught speeding on the A1 near Buckden. Pic

A trailer with a load was stopped by police after it was caught speeding on the A1 near Buckden. Picture: CAMBS POLICE - Credit: Archant

The motorist in a red Vauxhall Corsa was stopped by officers from the BCH Road Policing Unit on Tuesday morning (April 28).

The vehicle was clocked at a staggering 109mph on the A1M Brooklands southbound between Junction 14 and Brampton Hut.

Cambridgeshire Police tweeted: “ This driver was rushing home as they had only taken out a six-hour insurance policy.

“No excuse to travel at this speed, especially not with a child in the car.


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“Speeding remains one of the most common causes of injuries and deaths on our roads. Please drive responsibly.”

Meanwhile, later in the day on the A1 just before Buckden, a trailer with a load was also stopped by police after it was caught speeding.

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The driver was under the influence of drugs and taken to custody for a blood test.

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