In a heart-wrenching incident that unfolded on Saturday, a motorist cruelly fled the scene after fatally hitting a pedestrian along the bustling Bulawayo-Victoria Falls Road. The Lupane police are now desperately appealing for any information that may help track down the callous driver responsible for this tragic hit-and-run.
According to a statement released by the police on their Twitter handle, the incident occurred at approximately 7:15 a.m. on August 5, 2023, near the 175-kilometer peg along the notorious road. The victim, a woman whose identity has not been disclosed, lost her life in the horrific accident.
The police are urging anyone who witnessed the incident or possesses any information that could aid in the investigation to come forward immediately. The authorities are determined to bring the hit-and-run motorist to justice, but they need the public’s help to do so. Individuals are asked to report any relevant details at their nearest police station.
This tragic hit-and-run has left the community in sh0ck and disbelief. The reckless actions of the unknown motorist, who callously fled the scene without rendering any assistance or taking responsibility for their actions, have sparked outrage among locals.
As investigators work tirelessly to gather evidence and identify the driver, the victim’s loved ones are left to grapple with the devastating loss of a cherished life. The incident serves as a stark reminder of the importance of responsible driving and the devastating consequences that can result from reckless behaviour on the roads.
The Lupane community stands united in their plea for justice, hoping that someone with vital information will step forward and help bring closure to this tragic hit-and-run case.