Teen girl ‘drove at double the speed limit through village’

A car was detected speeding at 80mph through Memsie, Aberdeenshire, on Wednesday night.

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A teenage girl allegedly drove at double the speed limit through an Aberdeenshire village.

Police detected a car speeding through Memsie at 80mph, which has a 40mph limit, at around 10.40pm on Wednesday night.

Officers confirmed a 17-year-old will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal.

Local road policing sergeant Scott Deans said: “We have listened to concerns raised by the local community in Memsie, and surrounding areas about speeding vehicles, as such, we carry out additional patrols to deter or detect those who do speed.

“Incidents like these show an utter disregarding for the safety of other road users and pedestrians.

“Road policing officers along with members of the local community policing teams, will continue to carry out both high visibility and unmarked patrols in these areas to promote road safety in the community.”