Reckless truck driver to appear in court

A truck driver arrested in Wynburg on Wednesday is facing reckless and negligent driving charges after he...

Patrol vehicle of the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD). Picture: Taurai Maduna/Eyewitness News

A truck driver arrested in Wynburg on Wednesday is facing reckless and negligent driving charges after he knocked over a female metro police officer.

The officer was hit by the truck while issuing another motorist with a fine.

Metro police's Wayne Minnaar said the truck driver is expected to appear in court on Monday.

"The driver bumped over a 27-year-old female officer at a roadside check operation.

"The officer is in a serious but stable condition at the Sunninghill hospital."