McLaren driver - 'late for hospital' - nabbed for speeding

2018-12-24 08:18
Speed. (File)

Speed. (File)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

A motorist, who was allegedly caught clocking 200km/h in a flashy McLaren sports car in Ekurhuleni on Sunday morning, has been arrested.

The man claimed he was late for an appointment.

"At [08:40], a 30 year-old male driver in a McLaren car was caught doing 194km/h claiming he was late for an appointment at some hospital," metro police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Wilfred Kgasago said.

However, the police arrested him on the N12 between Main Road bridge and the Bunyan Street turnoff.

Three other drivers were also arrested in the province, including a 63-year-old Porsche driver who allegedly clocked 176km/h.

They were taken to the Benoni police station and released. They are expected to appear in court soon.

KEEP UPDATED on the latest news by subscribing to our FREE newsletter.

- FOLLOW News24 on Twitter

Read more on:    johannesburg  |  crime

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.