Nissan driver clocked by police at 100mph at East Hoathly

A driver faces the possibility of being banned from the roads after allegedly driving at 100mph on the A22 East Hoathly by-pass.

Police said a Nissan Skyline was seen heading north, towards Uckfield, when it overtook six cars at 100mph at 8.10am on April 13.

The male driver has been reported for summons to appear in court.

Sergeant Carl Knapp, of Sussex and Surrey roads policing unit, said: “All we ask motorists to do is to stick to the speed limit but some people still believe that the law does not apply to them.

“Officers are out every day looking for those who put other road users in danger through their driving and we will continue to run targeted operations like this to catch offenders.

“Speed limits are there for a reason. The quicker you are travelling at, the shorter the time you have to react to anything that happens around you and the greater the chance of you being unable to avoid a preventable accident. It is better to get to your destination late than not at all.”

If you see someone driving antisocially, report it at www.operationcrackdown.co.uk or email101@sussex.pnn.police.uk.

If you see someone driving dangerously, call 999.

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