A man ordered off the road for life in Queensland has been caught speeding through Urunga.
A man ordered off the road for life in Queensland has been caught speeding through Urunga. Trevor Veale

Man with life driving ban caught speeding

A QUEENSLAND man, disqualified from driving for life, has been caught speeding in Urunga near the scene of January's horrific double fatality.

Police were astounded by the latest arrest, as part of Operation National Route 1, the ongoing blitz on the Pacific Highway.

It's alleged 43-year-old was clocked doing 102km/h in the 50km/h zone in a Toyota Camry on Sunday shortly after 9pm.  

Officers stopped the car and through licence and registration checks found the man had been disqualified from driving for life in Queensland.

The man, now living in Belmont, Newcastle, was arrested and charged with exceed speed limit by over 45km/h and drive whilst disqualified.

He will appear in Coffs Harbour Local Court on Wednesday, June 13. 

Operation National Route 1 was established in March this year to target driving offences on the Pacific Highway.



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