An Online Video Leads to Stunt Driving Charges

Posted On Sunday June 28, 2020

Region of Peel- Investigators from the Road Safety Services unit have laid charges in relation to a vehicle captured stunt driving in the City of Mississauga after reviewing a video that surfaced on social media.

On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at the intersection of Derry Road and Rexwood Road in the City of Mississauga, a white Lexus was observed spinning its tires, causing the tires to lose traction with the surface of the road.

On Wednesday, June 24, 2020, police attended an address associated to the registered owner and a 21-year-old man from Brampton was charged with:

Drive Motor Vehicle - Perform Stunt - Cause Tire to Lose Traction contrary to section 172(1) of the Highway Traffic Act.

As a result of the charge laid, the Lexus has been impounded, and the driver’s licence suspended, each for seven days.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators with the Road Safety Services at (905)453-2121 ext. 3730. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.

For media inquiries, please contact the on-duty Media Relations Officer at (905) 453-2121, ext. 4027.

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