Speedy X6 dog loving driver arrested

2013-03-17 16:32
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Johannesburg - A man rushing to feed his father's dogs was one of three men arrested for speeding on the N3 on Sunday morning, Ekurhuleni metro police said.

The 28-year-old was driving his BMW X6 at 173km/h in a 120km/h zone, Chief Superintendent Wilfred Kgasago said.

He told officers he was on his way to feed his father's dogs in Kempton Park. A case of reckless or negligent driving was opened.

Another man, 29, was driving a BMW M3 at 166km/h on the same road. He said he was late for work. A 32-year-old VW Golf driver, who also said he was late for work, was going at 163km/h.

They would appear in the Edenvale Magistrate's Court soon. They were released on bail of between R500 and R1000.

Meanwhile nine more motorists were arrested for speeding on Friday and Saturday in Brakpan. They included a 19-year-old youth caught driving at 100km/h in a 60km/h zone.

 
- SAPA
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