Teen busted driving 138 mph told cops he was ‘late for curfew’

He was right on time for trouble.

A Detroit teen was pulled over for driving 138 mph on the highway — and told cops he was speeding because he was “late for curfew,” authorities said.

The 17-year-old boy, who was not identified, was driving a 2012 Chevy along I-75 and weaving in and out of lanes to get around traffic when police pulled him over last Friday at 8:45 p.m., officials said.

“The driver … stated that he was traveling so fast and passing other cars and ducking in and out of lanes because he was late for his 9:30 p.m. curfew,” Michigan State Police Detroit tweeted of the encounter.

“The trooper gave the kid a break on the reckless driving charge, but he did earn a ticket for 138/70 and the [shaking my head] award,” the tweet continued.

Cops didn’t say how much the ticket cost, but speeding tickets in Michigan for 26 mph over the limit start at $155 and increase by $4 a mile, MLive reported.

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