N West cop bust for drunken driving
Johannesburg - A North West policeman has been arrested for drunken driving after he knocked over a pedestrian, provincial police said on Saturday.
Police spokesperson Lesiba Moses Kgwele said that the policeman was off-duty when he drove into a 35-year-old man while travelling in Mahikeng.
The pedestrian was later admitted to Victoria Private Hospital with serious injuries.
In a separate incident, in the early hours of Saturday morning, a man, aged 30, was also arrested for drunken driving after his vehicle collided with a truck near Lotlamoreng Dam.
The arrested driver and his two passengers sustained minor injuries.
The two men arrested are expected to appear in the Mmabatho Magistrate's Court shortly.