Pensioner killed in hit and run

2016-05-24 06:00

A 77-year-old woman was killed on Tuesday 17 May after being knocked over by a car after attempting to cross Duinefontein Road at Nyanga Junction.

According to Manenberg police’s spokesperson, Lieutenant Ian Bennet, the woman crossed in front of vehicles travelling towards Govan Mbeki Road and was hit. As the injured woman lay in the road, a second vehicle could not stop in time and drove straight over the victim. The motorist failed to stop at the scene of the accident.

While no arrests have been made, a case of culpable homicide has been opened for investigation.V Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Manenberg Police Station on 021 699 9400 or CrimeStop on 0860 010 111.

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