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Driver stopped by police travelling at 102mph on A47

The A47 between Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth. Photo: Google

The A47 between Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth. Photo: Google

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A young driver has been stopped by police doing 102mph on the A47.

Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team tweeted on Thursday night to say they had stopped a 20-year-old driver travelling at 102mph between Hopton and Lowestoft.

Sergeant Chris Harris, from the team, said: “Shocking speed and glad stopped by @NSRAPT before anything serious happened.

“Excess speed is a main factor in collisions resulting in death and serious injury.”

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