Lawyer caught speeding on way to Spanish court

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Lawyer caught speeding on way to Spanish court
Lawyer caught speeding on way to Spanish court. Credit: Facebook @Autoescuela Tajo

A LAWYER from Yecla has allegedly been charged with reckless driving whilst on his way to court to represent a client who was charged with the same offence, according to a Government official.

The lawyer’s client was in a traffic accident last September and has been fighting a case since that time. He may now be in the same predicament after he was reportedly trying to make up time by speeding at over 200km/h down the A-33 from Murcia because he was late to the hearing. 

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Coincidentally the same Guardia Civil officers who were supposed to testify in the court case against the lawyer’s client were the ones who ended up stopping him after a helicopter had been following the attorneys vehicle from Murcia. 

The charge for breaking the speed limit by such a large margin constitutes three to six months in jail, a €6,000 fine or community service. The lawyer’s own personal attorney has commented saying that although his client was driving fast, he was not reckless as nobody was in direct danger. 





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