Three men to face charges following high risk driving in Carrum Downs

Source: State of Victoria Police

Monday, 1 March 2021 19:38

Three men are expected to be charged on summons after they attended a gathering along with a number of other motorists where drivers were involved in burnouts and high risk driving in Carrum Downs overnight.

Police were called to Frankston Gardens Industrial Estate following reports approximately 100 vehicles had gathered about 10.50pm.

It’s understood a number of vehicles present were engaged in high risk driving behaviour performing burnouts in close proximity to pedestrians and other motorists.

Police on the ground were supported by the Air Wing and attended the estate before participants and onlookers dispersed.

With the assistance of the Air Wing officers intercepted three drivers in the surrounding area.

The first man is expected to be charged in relation to driving in a manner dangerous, improperly use motor vehicle, careless driving and use unroadworthy vehicle. His 2002 Holden Commodore sedan was also impounded for 30 days.

He also provided a positive oral fluid test for drugs.

The second man who was pulled over on Hall Road after displaying no ‘p’ plates didn’t have his licence on him and was driving an unroadworthy Holden Commodore sedan.

The third man, who was 18-years-old, was followed by the Air Wing and detected travelling allegedly 160km/h in a 90km/h zone. His Holden Commodore utility will also be impounded. He is expected to be charged in relation to drive at speed dangerous and exceeding the speed limit.

Anyone with information about high risk driving is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or log onto www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

Sergeant Julie-Anne Newman

Media Unit

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