North West Wales

Driver caught doing 125mph on A55 at Rhuallt escapes ban

A BMW driver who was caught doing 125mph on a dual carriageway in north Wales has escaped a driving ban.

Lawrence Roberts, 21, of Deganwy, Llandudno, admitted speeding on the A55 at Rhuallt, near St Asaph, at Llandudno Magistrates' Court.

Chairman Brian Cossey said: "125mph, even on the A55 if there were no other traffic around, is one heck of a speed. We are giving you a chance."

Roberts was fined £400 and given six penalty points.

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