Costa del Sol News: Police arrest reckless driver who recorded himself speeding on social media

The reckless driver uploaded videos of the crime to social media.

Police have located a young man who was caught speeding at 220 kilometres per hour in Marbella. The 21-year-old driver uploaded a video of himself to social media as he sped on a road with an 80 kilometre per hour speed limit.

The 21-year-old had been partying and drinking heavily before speeding home.

The video uploaded to Instagram showed the reckless driver speeding in the San Pedro Alcántara tunnel as he returned home from a party. Guardia Civil managed to track down and arrest the man, who has been charged for committing a crime against road safety. 

The video exposed the young man, who recorded himself as he exceeded the speed limit by 122 kilometres per hour in a Volskwagen Golf car. The Guardia Civil began to investigate the illegal conduct after being made aware of the recording, that was first uploaded in May.

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Camila O'Reilly


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