North East Wales

Biker pensioner banned for speeding in Flintshire

A pensioner has been banned from driving after being caught doing 82mph in a 30mph zone on a motorbike.

Brian Tyson, 75, was disqualified for 28 days and fined £610 after admitting speeding without insurance on the A5026 near Holywell.

Tyson had taken the Suzuki for a test drive, Flintshire Magistrates' Court heard.

The magistrate said Tyson, from Holywell, was travelling at "an astonishing speed".

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