Speedster knocks over traffic officer

2011-11-15 21:40

Johannesburg - A metro police officer is in a critical condition after being knocked over by a motorist along the R562 in Midrand on Tuesday, said Johannesburg metro police.

The woman had to be airlifted from the scene around 20:20, said Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar.

"The officer tried to stop the driver, in his 30s, for driving without headlights and for speeding, when she was knocked over," said Minnaar.

The motorist would be charged with reckless and negligent driving.

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