Sad scenes as motorist speeds off after running over 2 kids

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Tragedy struck when two minors lost their lives in a heart-wrenching hit-and-run incident while attempting to cross the road. The incident took place on Monday near Whitehouse along Bulawayo Road in Harare, and the responsible motorist fled the scene without stopping to provide assistance or report the accident.

According to a statement released by the Police on X, the unidentified motorist, driving a vehicle with registration number AFX 5897, callously left the scene following the accident. The authorities have launched an investigation into the incident and are appealing to the public for any information that may lead to the arrest of the suspect.

The bodies of the young victims were transported to the Sally Mugabe Hospital mortuary, where post-mortem examinations will be conducted.

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) expressed deep concern over the tragic hit-and-run accident and urged anyone with relevant information to come forward and report it to the nearest police station.

“ZRP Warren Park is investigating a hit-and-run road traffic accident that occurred along Bulawayo Road near Whitehouse, Harare on 02/10/23 in which two minors died. A motorist driving an unknown motor vehicle with vehicle registration number AFX 5897 hit the two minors who were crossing the road and he did not stop after the accident.”

“Both victims died on the spot and their bodies were taken to Sally Mugabe Hospital mortuary for post-mortem. Anyone with information to report at any nearest police station,” reads the statement.

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