Sunday 23 February, 2020

Police to meet with stunting Benz driver

A screen grab from a video of the stuntman at play.

A screen grab from a video of the stuntman at play.

Police say they have made contact with a motorist who was captured recklessly stunt driving in a viral video, and are to meet with the driver on Tuesday.

In a news release, the communication arm of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, the Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), said the driver of the black Mercedes motor car involved in the incident has agreed to meet with the head of the Public Safety and Traffic Enforcement Branch, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Bishop Dr Gary Welsh at 3:30 pm.

The meeting will be held at the location where the alleged infraction took place, at the intersection of Dunrobin Avenue and Dukharan Avenue in St Andrew, the CCU said.

In the 21-second viral video, the motorcar can be seen spinning wildly in the intersection and nearly colliding with an oncoming van. 

The car continues to be spun in the intersection, generating huge rings of smoke from its burning tyres, before it was finally driven from the scene.

After the video began circulating online over the weekend, the driver was instructed to report to the police.

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