A YOUNG motorist clocked up speeds of 100mph on a dual carriageway, a court has heard.

Newcastle Magistrates’ Court heard on Saturday how Caitlin Jones (20), of Rowley Way, Prudhoe, exceeded the 70mph limit on the A1058 Coast Road just before 8pm on May 24 last year.

She admitted the charge and the case was adjourned until March 13 at Newcastle Magistrates’ Court.