'Drunk' driver crashes into cops

2011-04-11 12:46

Johannesburg - Three metro police officers were seriously injured in Johannesburg after a suspected drunk driver crashed into their vehicle, a spokesperson said on Monday.

Two women from the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) and one male officer were injured in an accident after finishing duty at the alcohol evidence centre in Randburg on Sunday evening, said chief superintendent Wayne Minnaar.

"The vehicle they were in collided with another car and the driver of that other car was drunk," he said.

The three officers and the driver of the other car were seriously injured and hospitalised.

The accident happened around 23:00 along Modderfontein Road in Glen Austin, Midrand.

Minnaar said all four people were still in hospital on Monday morning.

"A blood sample has been taken for a case of drunken driving to be opened," he said.


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