A DRIVER was clocked speeding past a police car at 122mph near Reading last night.

Speed enforcement officers caught the Volkswagen Golf driver between Junction 12 and 13 as the car was driving to see 'friends' in Newbury.

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The car also had four other people inside breaching coronavirus lockdown rules.

Police said the driver was reported to the courts where they will face a ban and a "hefty fine".

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It comes as part of Thames Valley Police' Slow Down Save Lives campaign.