140mph dangerous driver told: You're no Lewis Hamilton or Max Verstappen'
140mph BMW driver ‘no Lewis Hamilton or Max Verstappen'
A DANGEROUS driver who was speeding at 140mph on a dual carriageway was told he is no Formula 1 ace like Lewis Hamilton or Max Verstappen.
Connor Bunten, 21, was slammed by a judge who told him he could easily have killed “multiple people” on the A449 between Usk and Newport.
The defendant said to the police he was speeding at twice the 70mph speed limit because he didn’t want to be late for work.
Bunten’s “ridiculous” driving at around 9am on Friday, June 19, 2020, was captured on van driver Andrew Mitchell’s dashcam.
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David Pinnell, prosecuting, said he was so alarmed by the defendant’s behaviour that he reported him.
Bunten in his BMW 2 Series had overtaken Mr Mitchell on the outside lane near to where the A472 slip road joins the A449.
Mr Pinnell told Cardiff …
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