Traffic cop knocked down by taxi driver

2016-03-17 06:00

A traffic officer has sustained minor injuries after being hit by a taxi on the N2 on Tuesday morning, the City of Cape Town said.

Mayoral committee member for safety and security, JP Smith, said an attempted murder charge was opened after the driver was arrested.

“A traffic officer stopped a taxi for overtaking on the shoulder of the road on the N2.

Members of the city’s ‘ghost squad’ managed to stop the driver, who was arrested and taken to Nyanga East police station.

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