HOLLY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) — Michigan State Police are saying "just because it can doesn't mean you should" after arresting a driver for reckless driving after clocking a Dodge Charger Hellcat going 150 miles per hour on I-75.
Officials say the trooper originally registered a speed of 155 mph on radar while near Lahring Road in Holly Township at around 7:00 am Sunday morning.
The car was reportedly passing all other vehicles heading northbound. The trooper's laser was used to officially register the speed at 150 mph.
The trooper caught up to the Hellcat about a mile later and conducted a traffic stop. The driver was arrested for reckless driving and issued a citation for window tint.
The Dodge Charger Hellcat was taken to the tow yard.
Just because it can doesn’t mean you should: At approximately 7:00AM on 7/18, a motor trooper was stationary on his Motor on I-75 Fwy. near Lahring Rd. (Holly Twp.) when he was registering 155MPH readings on his radar. pic.twitter.com/2LOvZjIEQL— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) July 19, 2021
He caught up to the vehicle about one mile later, conducted a traffic stop and arrested the driver for reckless driving and issued a citation for window tint. The Hellcat is currently sitting in a tow yard.— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) July 19, 2021