Calgary police have charged a man in connection with dangerous driving on Deerfoot Trail after he was caught speeding 176 km/h in a 100 km/h zone and driving in a dangerous manner,

According to police, on Monday, Feb. 27, at approximately 2 p.m., a Ferrari was travelling northbound on Deerfoot Trail near Memorial Drive N.E. and passed an unmarked police vehicle while speeding.

"The officer driving the unmarked vehicle activated the emergency lights signalling the driver to pull over. The driver exited Deerfoot Trail and came to a stop on 16 Avenue N.E.," a police press release stated.

The driver was arrested and charged with dangerous operation of a conveyance (dangerous driving).

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