Man rushing to wife caught speeding at 209km/h

2014-11-09 14:30

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Johannesburg - A man was caught speeding at 209km/h on the East Rand early on Sunday morning, Ekurhuleni metro police said.

The 35-year old man, in a Mercedes Benz, was apparently rushing to his wife and was caught after a high-speed chase with police shortly before 05:00, spokesperson Inspector Kobeli Mokheseng said in a statement.

He was one of five drivers caught on the N17 in Brakpan. The others were going between 168km/h and 181km/h in a 120km/h zone.

All were charged with reckless or negligent driving and would appear in the Brakpan Magistrate's Court soon.

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