Speedsters, drunk drivers tripped up

2013-04-14 22:43
(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Johannesburg - At least 18 motorists have been arrested for allegedly speeding and drunk driving, the Johannesburg metro police said on Sunday.

Five of them were caught speeding and two drunk driving along Chris Hani road in Soweto on Saturday night, said spokesperson Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar.

One of the alleged speedsters was caught driving at 138km/h hour in a 60km/h zone.

"On the same night [Saturday] eleven motorists were arrested for speeding on the M1 highway in Midrand," said Minnaar.

The seven motorists arrested in Soweto are expected to appear in the Kliptown Magistrate's Court soon.

The other eleven arrested in Midrand are to appear in the Randburg Magistrate's Court.


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