A motorist was caught driving well over 100mph with children in the car on the M180 this afternoon – and they didn’t have a great excuse. The car, believed to be a BMW, was clocked doing an average speed of 116mph in the outside lane near Scunthorpe at around 12.50pm – almost 50mph over the limit. After being stopped by Humberside Police, the driver told unimpressed officers that they were “late for a party”. On Twitter, Humber Roads Police said: “No excuses for this speed. In addition to the speed there were children in the vehicle. “Reason for the speeding was late for a party!” The driver has been “reported to the courts”. Read More Sunday’s Top Stories Follow or contact Grimsby Live Contact us : Email the reporter who wrote this story . Follow Grimsby Live on Facebook – Like our Facebook page to get the latest news in your feed and join in the lively discussions in the comments. Click here to give it or message us with a comment or story Follow us on Twitter – For breaking news and the latest stories, click here to follow Grimsby Live on Twitter . Follow us on Instagram – On the Grimsby Live Instagram page we like to feature great pictures from our area – and if you tag us in your posts, we could repost your picture on our page! Click here to follow Grimsby Live on Instagram .