Man Arrested After Going 123 MPH In Plainfield
PLAINFIELD, Ill. (CBS) – For the second time in nine days, Plainfield police have pulled over a driver who was going more than 100 miles per hour along Illinois Route 59.
At 2:35 a.m. Thursday, a Plainfield officer spotted a Honda Accord speeding down Route 59 between 119th Street and 127th Street. The officer’s squad car radar system recorded the car going 123 mph, in a 45 mph zone.
“At 123 mph, a vehicle would go the entire distance of a football field in only 1.66 seconds,” Plainfield Police Traffic Sgt. Eric Munson said in a news release.
The driver, Abdelhalim Khoga, 24, of Lisle, was arrested and charged with aggravated speeding, a misdemeanor.
If convicted, Khoga would not be eligible for court supervision and could be sentenced to up to a year in jail and fined up to $2,500. He also could have his driving privileges suspended.