A summons is anticipated to be issued for a Harley Davidson rider, who allegedly drove 143km/hr

A man was apprehended for purportedly exceeding the speed limit by more than double while riding his Harley Davidson in a 60km/hr zone in the southwest region of Melbourne.

The incident occurred in Hoppers Crossing, where Werribee Police, during routine patrol, observed the high-powered motorbike allegedly clocking 143km/hr in the designated 60km/hr zone.

The 31-year-old rider was traveling along the Princes Highway between Sneydes and Derrimut Road at approximately 12:40 am on Sunday when the incident took place.

As a consequence, the Harley Davidson has been impounded for a duration of 30 days, incurring a cost of $1006.10.

The rider is anticipated to face multiple driving offenses, including dangerous driving and exceeding the speed limit, and is expected to be summoned accordingly.