Free State police on hunt for hit-and-run motorist

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Free State police are on the hunt for a driver who bumped to a pedestrian and fled the scene in N1 Road, Winburg.

According to Welkom SAPS spokesperson, Captain Stephen Thakeng, on the 13 November 2021 at about 01:12 members of SAPS attended to the accident scene and the body was found lying in the middle of the N1 road 27 km from Winburg towards Ventersburg.

“The body was of a male person with multiple injuries and beyond recognition,” says Captain Thakeng.

He said that, preliminary investigation reveals that it might be a hit and run.

“The deceased is unknown but was wearing, a grey trouser, brown lumber jacket, blue tekkies and an old grey cap written South Africa with a badge of an elephant.

A case of culpable homicide is been registered for further investigation,” he adds.

“Anyone with information leading to the arrest of the motorist or relatives of the deceased, Detective Warrant Officer Dingtekane Mothibi of Winburg Detective Services can be contacted at cellphone number 082 301 9668 or Police Emergency number 08600 10111,” pleads Captain Thakeng.


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