speed off

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w>speed off

pret, ptp <speeded or sped off>
vidavonjagen; (car also) → davonbrausen; (person also) → davonflitzen
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I assigned the officer the task of leading the vehicle to the police station but the driver decided to speed off with her to an unknown destination," said Mumias Traffic Base Commander Agnes Habbat.
'The problem is drivers speed off immediately after unloading to get more passengers, especially during wee hours.'
There are few more heartless crimes than to speed off in a car when you have just left somebody for dead by the side of the road.
James Patterson, 38, of Edinburgh, tried to speed off when he was spotted in his car by police, Edinburgh sheriff court heard.