Hit And Run Driver Apprehended: Mount Moriah – KwaZulu Natal
The driver of a Toyota Corolla who was responsible for the death of a pedestrian on the R102 in the vicinity of Mount Moriah - KZN this morning was apprehended by members of Reaction Unit South Africa.
At approximately 06:27 the RUSA Operations Centre in Phoenix received a call of a pedestrian knocked down and lying in the flow of traffic. Upon arrival Medics assessed the woman and found that she had suffered an extensive head injury which resulted in her demise. The vehicle involved in the accident had fled however a number plate was located near the deceased (picture 3).
A registration check was conducted and confirmed that it belonged to a white Toyota Corolla. Minutes later a vehicle matching the description was seen passing the scene. The occupants included a female driver and a male passenger. The vehicle was missing the front number plate and the front was damaged.
RUSA Members flagged down the driver however the vehicle sped off. The vehicle was pursued and it was brought to a stop on the M25 onramp. The intoxicated driver attempted to bribe RUSA Members and asked them to discard the number plate that fell at the scene.
She was escorted back to the scene and handed over to Police for further investigation.