Motorist clocked speeding at 90mph on M6 asks if he can be 'let off' once caught by police

A motorist who was caught travelling at 90mph on the M6 asked if he could be 'let off' when he was pulled over by police.

Wednesday, 3rd June 2020, 6:25 pm

A driver was caught reaching speeds of up to 90mph on the M6 in Lancashire at around 12.20pm today (June 3).

When the driver was stopped and questioned by police, he said: "Can you just let me off? I won't do it again."

Officers posted a screen grab of their dashcam which displayed the moment the driver was clocked speeding at 90mph.

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They also superimposed a tongue-in-cheek picture of the character Dr Evil from the comedy film series Austin Powers.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Road Police said: "The vehicle ahead was followed on the M6 travelling at 90mph - far quicker than any other vehicle on this section of motorway at that time.

"When stopped, the driver said: 'Can you just let me off? I won't do it again.'"

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A driverwas caught reaching speeds of up to 90mph on the M6. (Credit: Lancashire Police)