Merc driver caught topping 200km/h

2013-04-13 12:03


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Johannesburg - A salesman was arrested for driving at 207km/h in a 120km/h zone on the R21 outside Olifantsfontein, the high speed unit of the Gauteng traffic police said on Saturday.

Around 05:15 on Friday, the 34-year-old was caught speeding in his Mercedes E200, spokesperson AB Nxumalo said in a statement.

The man would appear in Tembisa Magistrate's Court on Monday to face charges of reckless or negligent driving and exceeding the speed limit

In a separate incident, a 28-year-old man was arrested after being caught driving at 201km/h in a 120km/h zone on Friday evening near the N1 interchange.

He would appear in the Lyttleton Magisterial Court on Monday to face similar charges.

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