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WC drunk pedestrians on the rise

Problem areas include Vredendal, Grabouw, Rawsonville, Oudtshoorn, De Doorns and Mossel Bay.

Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa.EWN

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa says there has been an increase in the number of drunken pedestrians on provincial roads.

Problem areas include Vredendal, Grabouw, Rawsonville, Oudtshoorn, De Doorns and Mossel Bay.

Africa says there has also been an increase in road accidents caused by drunk pedestrians, especially on weekends.

"Weekend after weekend fighting this battle on our national and main roads and our towns in the Western Cape province, making sure that we keep drunk pedestrians off our road.

"We will make sure that they're taken off our roads, arrested and taken to the nearest police station."

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