The Washington State Patrol (WSP) caught a car driver hitting impressive triple digit speeds earlier this week.
The speedster was caught around 7:45 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, near Snohomish, Washington.
According to WSP, a trooper monitoring traffic on US 2 near SR 9 caught a Corvette driver hitting speeds of 192 m.p.h.
Troopers say that the Corvette driver eventually exited on SR 9 and was apprehended near 96th Drive SE.
The 31 year old driver was placed under arrest not only for reckless driving but also for DUI.
At 7:45 this morning, Trooper Willard was monitoring traffic speed on US2 near SR9 when he observed a Corvette traveling 192MPH! The 31 year old Corvette driver exited to SR9 and was caught near 96th Dr Se. He was arrested for Reckless & DUI! #drivesober #yourWSP
— Trooper H. Axtman (@wspd7pio) May 4, 2020
With less traffic on the roadways during the Coronavirus outbreak, law enforcement agencies across the country have noticed an uptick in speeding.
Daytime or nighttime, #StayAtHomeOrder or not,
Posted speeds unchanged. #StayAlert and adhere to posted 🚗speed limits. Choose to #DriveSafe so we can all #BeSafe traveling the roads. #WednesdayWisdom#haiku #haikuchallenge #YourWSP🚔 #WeGotThisWA pic.twitter.com/ETpn852fbd
— Trooper Chelsea Hodgson (@wspd8pio) April 29, 2020
Michigan State Police recently caught a Dodge Challenger driver hitting speeds of 180 m.p.h. on I-75 in Monroe County — putting him at 110 m.p.h. over the speed limit.