A motorcyclist clocked doing more than 123km/h over the limit gave a shocking excuse to police as to why he was speeding.
The man was allegedly speeding at 223km/h in a 100km/h zone down Geelong Ring Road in Corio, Victoria about 4pm on Thursday.
After being stopped, the man aged in his 30s, told police that he had gone to purchase hand sanitiser and was driving around before heading home.
The rider is expected to be charged on summons with exceeding the speed limit by 45km/h or more and driving at a speed dangerous.His Ducati was also impounded for 30 days at a cost of $1,137.
The man was allegedly speeding at 223km/h in a 100km/h zone down Geelong Ring Road in Corio, Victoria
about 4pm on ThursdayHis Ducati (pictured) was also impounded for 30 days at a cost of $1,137
The man will be fined a further $1,652 to breaching the stay at home orders during the COVID-19 restrictions.
Another motorcyclist was caught nearly three times over the speed limit in Diggers Rest, in Victoria on Thursday.
The rider was weaving through traffic, splitting lanes, and overtaking other vehicles in the emergency lane on Calder Freeway.He was also caught speeding at 123km/h in a 80km/h zone and failed to stop for police.RELATED ARTICLES
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Shortly after he was once again spotted travelling at 137km/h in a 50km/h in a residential
Police believe the rider was travelling through a roundabout before falling off the bike on a medium strip.He did not sustain any injuries and was praying and thanking God for his survival. The bike, which had a cross hanging off it, was impounded. The rider was caught travelling at 137km/h in a 50km/h in a residential street
The bike (pictured), which had a cross hanging off it, was impounded. The rider thanked God for his survival after crashing and falling off his bike
'He won't be praying to that cross for a while as his bike has been impounded,' Brimbank Highway Patrol Sergeant Andy oakley sunglass sale
'There's no doubt this man was very lucky; sadly, and all too often crashes such as this and with the driving behaviour we saw the rider would have been taken off to hospital if not worse.'Someone may have just been looking out for him yesterday to keep him safe.'
It is expected he will be charged with speed and manner dangerous, riding without a licence, unregistered, and failing to stop for police along with other traffic matters.