Rider 'rushing to mum' at 234km/h
MOMMY'S BOY TRAPPED: A speeding Kawasaki rider's efforts to reach his mum were dealt a blow when he was arrested for travelling at 234km/h on the R21 outside Pretoria. File picture
A 33-year-old man has been arrested for riding at 234km/h on the R21 at the Nellmapius Drive exit near Pretoria.
A Gauteng traffic police spokesperson said the man was arrested just before 11am on the off-ramp outside Pretoria.
RUSHING TO MUM'S SIDE
Nxumalo said: "He was travelling with his girlfriend on a blue Kawasaki ZX and claimed he was rushing to his mother in Pretoria who claimed to be having a panic attack."
The man was charged with reckless and negligent driving with an alternative charge of exceeding the general speed limit of 120km/h, Nxumalo said.
He was released on R1000 bail and will appear in Lyttleton Magistrate's Court.