SPEEDY GONZALES: Police in Spain catch up with 230 km/h teen driver

SPEEDING: The young driver in the video was known to police and quickly identified. Photo credit: Twitter / @GC_Alicante

POLICE are investigating a young driver after a video was posted on social media showing him bragging about driving at 230 km/h (150 mph) on the A-35 road on the Costa Blanca.

The 19-year-old Spaniard was questioned by the Guardia Civil after the video went viral.

It shows the lad behind the wheel of a BMW on the A-35 motorway as it passes through Vallada in the province of Valencia.


Local Police officers from Torrevieja spotted the video and quickly identified the driver who was known to them.

The BMW vehicle has been seized while Guardia Civil traffic police investigations continue.


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