Suspended learner driver found travelling at 240km/h

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A learner driver with a suspended license has been arrested after a high speed chase with police.

Police began to follow a blue Ford Sedan after the driver allegedly failed to stop on the Kamilaroi Highway in Breeza, NSW, just after 12:30pm on Sunday.

The Ford allegedly reached a speed of 240km/h in a 110km/h zone before the driver, a 20-year-old woman, stopped and was arrested by police.

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A 20-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly reached a speed of 240km/h in a 110km/h zone with a suspended learners licence. Source: Getty

Officers said it was then revealed the woman is the holder of a learner’s licence that is currently suspended.

She was taken to Gunnedah Police Station and charged with various driving dangerously charges.

She was granted conditional bail to appear at Gunnedah Local Court on Tuesday.

Two male occupants in the vehicle were also spoken to and the vehicle was searched, with police claiming to have found methylamphetamine and drug paraphernalia inside.

Police are continuing Inquiries.

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