Man Found Dead In A Suspected Hit And Run Accident

Man Found Dead In A Suspected Hit And Run Accident

In an update from Bulawayo, a man was found dead in Nkulumane suburb and it is suspected that his life was claimed in a hit and run accident.

Bulawayo provincial spokesperson Inspector Abednico Ncube said they suspect that the accident happened overnight as the body was discovered in the morning on Thursday.

“Police received a report of a hit and run of an unknown pedestrian who was hit by an unknown motor vehicle along Rangemore road near the Housing Office in Nkulumane and the man died on the spot,” said Insp Ncube. Insp Ncube said the deceased was believed to be between 25 – 35 years old.

According to the Chronicle, the man whose name has not yet been identified is reported to have been wearing a black jacket, a blue shirt, black trousers, black jersey and had no particulars on him. The body was taken to United Bulawayo Hospital (UBH) for post mortem.

“We are appealing to members of the public or relatives for information that may assist in identifying the body of the deceased to report to Nkulumane Traffic, UBH or any nearest police station where they will be assisted on body identification,” said Insp Ncube.

He also urged motorists to follow lawful procedures following an accident.

“We also appeal to motorists to respect life; once you are involved in an accident whether someone died or not, stop and give assistance than to run away,” he said.

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