Speeding rider nabbed at almost 200kmh near Eagle Point

A MOTORCYCLIST allegedly speeding at twice the legal limit was intercepted by police near Eagle Point on Saturday afternoon.

The black 2006 Suzuki GSXR 600 motorcycle was intercepted about 6pm on McTaggarts Rd travelling at an alleged speed of 199kmh in a 100kmh zone.

The rider, a 22-year-old Bairnsdale man, is expected to be charged on summons with speeding dangerously and other traffic matters.

The motorcycle was impounded for 30 days at a cost of $1175.