A BOURNEMOUTH man has been hit with a court fine for speeding in a Mercedes.

Michael Andrew Lloyd, aged 55 and of West Overcliff Drive, pleaded guilty to a single charge of speeding in relation to an incident on February 19.

Lloyd was at the wheel of a Mercedes on the A43 Towcester to Silverstone road at a speed exceeding 70mph.

Court papers state that he was recorded driving at 80mph.

The case was dealt with at Northampton Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, October 12, under the single justice procedure.

Lloyd was fined £230 and ordered to pay a £34 surcharge and £90 costs.

His driving record was endorsed with three points.

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