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Australian Lamborghini driver blames coronavirus for speeding


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A Lamborghini driver pulled over for speeding at 160km/h claimed he was rushing towards the coronavirus clinic.

The 35-year-old man was fined for traffic infringement and his licence was suspended, before he continued to the hospital for testing.

The Australian man was stopped in a 90km/h zone on the M4 motorway in Lidcombe in Sydney's west.


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He told officers he was on his way to Westmead Hospital to get tested for coronavirus.

The man was undergoing mandatory self-isolation.

Police urged Australians who suspect they may have COVID-19 to call their nearest medical service first.

"Drivers shouldn't break the road rules under any circumstances," Assistant Commissioner Michael Corboy said.

"If you think you may have symptoms of COVID-19 and want to seek help from a doctor or hospital, call ahead of time to book an appointment.

"If you are experiencing a medical emergency, contact triple zero."

Police said the 35-year-old man had been tested for coronavirus and was now undergoing mandatory self-isolation.

It was unclear whether or not he had tested positive.

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