SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol crews spotted a black Toyota intentionally losing traction and pulled it over to chat to the driver, 11.12am, Sunday 8 March.
The 36-year-old Frankston man stopped adjacent to a sign asking for hoon driving to be reported to Crime Stoppers. The driver said he had accidentally lost traction while doing a U-turn, however, police disagreed and impounded his car for a month.
The driver will be summonsed to appear at Frankston Magistrates’ Court at a later date charged with careless driving and intentional loss of traction. Evidence was captured in full high definition by the police’s new Mercedes Benz E400D Wagon’s video system, they said.
First published in the Frankston Times – 17 March 2020