Manhunt launched as hit-and-run driver fatally strikes pedestrian

Police have initiated a vigorous manhunt for a motorist who callously fled the scene after causing a tragic accident resulting in the death of a pedestrian. The incident occurred on the evening of December 24, 2023, at approximately 8 pm along the Rusape-Nyanga Road, specifically at the 53km peg.

According to a statement released by the police, the yet-to-be-identified driver struck a 41-year-old man, instantly claiming his life. The victim, unfortunately, succumbed to the injuries sustained in the heart-wrenching hit-and-run incident.

“The ZRP is investigating a fatal hit-and-run road traffic accident in which an unidentified motorist knocked down a 41-year-old man at the 53 km peg along Rusape-Nyanga Road on 24/12/23 at around 2000 hours. The victim died on the spot,” reads the statement.



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