REHOBOTH, 20 MAY – A hit and run incident was on Saturday morning reported to the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) at Rehoboth after a man was allegedly run over by a vehicle and the driver fled the scene without stopping.
NamPol Crime Investigations Coordinator for the Hardap Region, Deputy Commissioner Eric Clay told Nampa on Sunday that the incident occurred on Friday at about 03h35 in front of Dr Lemmer High School here.
“It is alleged that an unknown vehicle bumped a pedestrian and drove away. Pedestrian died on the spot,” Clay said.
On the same day the vehicle involved, a red sedan was traced and a 27-year-old suspect was arrested.
He was charged with culpable homicide and failing to stop after an accident.
The next of kin of the deceased, identified as 41-year old Riaan Reynold Kaibib, have been informed about his death and police investigations continue.