BMW speedster held for clocking 154km/h in 80km/h zone

2016-03-13 17:06
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Johannesburg - Five motorists were charged with reckless and negligent driving, with one clocked at 154km/h in an 80km/h zone in Parkland, Johannesburg, Metro police said on Sunday.

"Metro police officers... monitored the Zuurfontein Road when they stopped a BMW sedan driven by a 34-year old male for clocking 154km/h," Lieutenant Kobeli Mokhesang said.

Mokhesang said the driver claimed he was rushing to hospital to see a friend.

He said the incident happened at 09:20 on Sunday.

"Other drivers were caught doing speeds of between 113km/h and 126km/h," he said.

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