A motorist has claimed that a drunk Mpumalanga police officer collided with his car at Mhala on Friday night and failed to stop, saying he was chasing a suspect.
Lucky Mkhantswa, 37, says the policeman later refused to assist him and his injured passenger
He says three police vehicles sped past him at about 9.30pm. The third vehicle hit his car from behind, forcing it into a ditch on the side of the road.
One of his passengers, Joseph Moyane, 23, sustained injuries to his back.
"Another motorist helped me chase the police van and we found the policeman telling his colleagues he was in 'deep s.t' because he had collided with someone's car while he was drunk," he says.
He has opened a case. - Riot Hlatshwayo