Moment Merc Driver Does 108mph In 30 Zone In Sunderland

Story ByLee Bullen, Sub EditorJoseph Golder, AgencyNewsflash

This is the shocking moment a reckless Mercedes driver was caught doing a whopping 108mph in a 30mph zone while on the wrong side of the road in Sunderland.


A Northumbria Police spokesperson called it “one of the worst cases of driving I’ve seen in 25 years of policing”.

The police said: “Aaron Lee, 27, drove at eye-watering speed on the wrong side of Newcastle Road in Sunderland on a busy afternoon.”

Lee’s black Mercedes was caught on another road user’s dash-cam while hurtling down the residential street and potentially endangering the lives of others.


Northumbria Police said: “The footage – uploaded to our website by the stunned witness – has led to Lee’s conviction after our cops assessed the clip frame-by-frame and were able to calculate his minimum speed.

“PC Alan Brown is part of our Collision Investigation Unit (CIU) and was tasked with counting every single frame per second & attending the scene to take reference points in order to calculate the minimum speed Lee must have been travelling.

The police said Lee’s actions behind the wheel “beggared belief” and could have easily killed someone.


Lee, of Merle Terrace in Sunderland, appeared before magistrates in South Tyneside on Tuesday after pleading guilty to dangerous driving.

He is due to be sentenced at the same court on 23rd October.

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