Unlicensed driver caught at 174km/h

A UNLICENSED driver has been caught doing 174km/h in a 100km/h zone near Portland.

The Mount Gambier man had his car impounded after police intercepted him on the Portland-Nelson Road at 5.05pm on Friday.

Portland police pulled over Ford sedan and discovered the 24-year-old man had never held a licence.

The car was immediately impounded for 30 days under Victoria's hoon legislation. 

The man is expected to be charged on summons with various traffic-related offences.

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