An 88-year-old man caught dashing at a breakneck 191km/h on a French nation street advised officers that he was late for his Covid-19 vaccine appointment, police mentioned.
The velocity restrict on the street the place he was picked up on Thursday is 110km, police within the jap French Bas-Rhin area mentioned on Fb.
The motive force, a neighborhood, “gave as a purpose for his dashing that he was late for his anti-Covid vaccine”, it mentioned.
Officers confiscated the person’s driving licence and impounded his automobile.
“For everybody’s security, let’s adjust to velocity limits, even after greater than 60 years with a driving licence,” the publish mentioned.
Since January, France has given residents over 75 precedence in its vaccination programme.
The technique is exhibiting outcomes, Prime Minister Jean Castex mentioned on Thursday, with the speed of recent infections amongst over 80-year-olds falling. It has been rising in different age teams.
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