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Intoxicated Driver Caught Speeding in Reykjavík

A driver was caught speeding at 155 kilometers per hour (the speed limit is 80 km/hour) at Ártúnsbrekka in Reykjavík between 9 and 10 pm yesterday evening.

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The photo is not related to the story. By Páll Stefánsson.

The person did not respond to police instructions to stop and instead drove into the Kvíslarhverfi neighborhood. Police officers followed the driver who after a short distance crashed into the curbstone, ruv.is reports.

They arrested the driver, who proved to be both drunk and under the influence of drugs; police confiscated his driving license. The car sustained significant damages and had to be towed.

Click here to read about another recent speed-related accident.

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