More than 120 km / h too fast: German Raser threatens prison sentence in Switzerland


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Frauenfeld –

More than 120 kilometers per hour too fast, a German in Switzerland has been in a police check with his car. The 34-year-old raced at 249 kilometers per hour on a highway with speed limit 120, as a police spokesman said on Monday.

Lawn is a criminal offense in Switzerland. According to Article 90 of the Road Traffic Act, imprisonment of the same speed threatens one to four years imprisonment.

Car was secured

When the mobile police stopped him at night on Sunday, the man living near Basel was traveling on the A7 motorway near Frauenfeld south of Lake Constance in the direction of Germany. He was provisionally arrested and had to hand in his driver’s license. The car was secured on behalf of the prosecutor. (AP)