The driver of a Toyota Corolla sedan has been arrested after reportedly being caught speeding at 182 km/h on the N3 in Gauteng.

According to Bedfordview and Edenvale News, the 24-year-old driver of the white eleventh-generation saloon was nabbed by Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department (EMPD) officers on the N3 between Gillooly’s Interchange and the Linksfield Road off-ramp.

The Corolla driver told officers he was “rushing to work” when he was caught exceeding the 120 km/h speed limit.

The EMPD operation furthermore saw a 31-year-old male driving a white Audi A4 arrested for allegedly hitting 163 km/h on the same stretch of highway.