Police helicopter spots cars doing donuts in wild stunt show (VIDEO)
A police helicopter was monitoring the town of Pickering in Ontario when they came across a perilous stunt show involving several cars and spectators.
On February 18, the Durham Regional Police Service posted a clip of the incident on their official YouTube channel.
“A large group of vehicles were spotted by Air1 driving recklessly through a shopping area in Pickering over the weekend,” the caption reads.
“There could be at least a hundred people here,” an officer can be heard saying watching the scene in the clip.
The surveillance footage from the helicopter is mostly black and white, but you can see sparks flying from the cars’ tires as they drift into donuts.
Shockingly, several people can be seen standing around and inside a ring created by a car, getting dangerously close and at times, sprinting in and out of the ring while the car is in motion. movement. Some miss being impacted by a hair.
Two individuals appear to be seated on the windowsills of a car, one leg outside the vehicle.
In a press release issued with the video, DRPS wrote that it received complaints from residents and businesses around midnight Feb. 12 about “a large gathering of vehicles” at the intersection of Clements Road and Squires Beach Road. .
“Our Air1 unit spotted several hundred people and about 30 vehicles driving recklessly through the intersection,” they said. “The vehicles blocked the entire intersection and the vehicles took turns doing donuts in the middle of the intersection. Occupants of the vehicles were seen clinging to the sunroof and windows recording the event while others were seen climbing on lamp posts to record the event.
They said that by the time they arrived at the scene most of the attendees had quickly fled, adding that a white BMW was seen racing at “speeds over 200 km/h” on highway 401.
Police also noted that most cars’ license plates had been removed or covered up. Police are looking for witnesses who may have dashcam video of the dangerous driving to contact them.
A reminder concluding the statement warns that stuntmen will have their license immediately suspended for 30 days and their vehicle impounded for two weeks.
“If found guilty, you could face a fine of $2,000 to $10,000, possible jail time, six demerit points and a one-year license suspension,” DRPS warns.
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