Elizabeth Downs motorcyclist to face court after caught speeding the Barossa

Photo: File
Photo: File

A man has been reported for numerous driving offences after being caught speeding in the Barossa on the weekend.

Just after 9am on Saturday, February 15, police officers detected a motorcycle travelling at 119km/h in a 90km/h zone at Gomersal Road at Shea-Oak Log.

Heavy Vehicle Enforcement section members were patrolling the area as part of the regional High Impact Fatal Five Operation.

The patrol stopped the motorcycle and submitted the rider to a mobile driver test.

The rider was unlicensed and has never held a licence, the motorcycle was unregistered and uninsured, and the driver returned a positive drug test to methamphetamine.

The rider a 46-year-old Elizabeth Downs man was reported for exceeding the speed limit, driving unlicensed, and driving an unregistered and uninsured vehicle.

He may face further drug driving charges pending the analysis of his sample by Forensic Science SA.

The motorcycle was defected for bald tyres and was impounded for 28 days.

He is expected to appear in the Elizabeth Magistrates Court at a later date.