Hit and run: police seek driver

2008-06-24 00:00

Police are looking for information in their attempts to contact the driver of a car that was involved in a hit and run accident in which a man died.

The accident occurred on Monday, June 16, at the intersection of West and Boom streets, Pietermaritzburg at about 1.45 am.

The vehicle, a white City Golf, hit a 21-year-old man — later identified as Nhlanhla Alfred Mophalala — who died at the scene.

The vehicle was damaged on the front bumper as a result of the collision. The driver failed to stop.

Anyone with information is requested to contact Inspector S.M. Gwala on 072 025 8817 or 033 845 2762 (office).

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