Motorist was caught doing twice speed limit in Ahoghill

Motorist was caught doing twice speed limit in Ahoghill

A MOTORIST caught doing 63mph in a 30mph zone in "the centre of Ahoghill" has been given three penalty points and fined £300.

Derek Ritchie (57), of Mansefield Heights,  Portglenone, was detected on April 19 this year.

At Ballymena Magistrates Court the defendant said he had been working late that day.

Deputy District Judge Anne Marshall said it was "quite a high speed".

  • Pictured: Ballymena Courthouse.