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Bendigo P-Plater busted doing 160km/h in Junortoun

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Police have busted a P-Plater 90km/h above over the speed limit at the weekend.

A Subaru sedan driven by an 18 year old Bendigo man sped past highway patrol officers along the McIvor Highway in Junortoun on Saturday night at an alleged 160km/h in a 70km/h zone.

After intercepting the driver, he allegedly returned a breath test reading of 0.128, and has had his car impounded for 30 days at a cost of $1,425.

The P1 driver is expected to be charged on summons with drink driving and drug driving offences, speed, and driving at a dangerous speed.

Image via Eyewatch - Bendigo Police Service Area.