Adventurer charged for drunk driving

2013-08-26 09:10
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Durban - Adventurer Sean Wisedale was due to appear in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Monday on drunk driving charges after allegedly ploughing his car into a neighbour's gate in Glenwood, The Mercury reported.

Wisedale, 47, was arrested shortly after the incident on Sunday morning, and also faces charges including malicious damage to property.

Another neighbour, who asked not to be named, said Wisedale started "screaming and shouting" at 06:20, and kept saying Haroldene Road was his road.

At 07:15 "there was a loud bang" in the road, she was quoted as saying after Wisedale had allegedly reversed into a gate.

He tried to run away when police arrived at the scene, according to the report which published a picture of him running.

Wisedale was the first South African to climb Mount Vinson, the highest mountain in Antarctica. He also climbed "Seven Summits", the highest mountains of each of the seven continents.

Wisedale specialises in climbing expeditions, and also delivers motivational talks.

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