A 41 year old Police officer died following a hit and run accident in Namaka last night.
The alleged incident occurred at around 11pm. The victim was crossing at the Namaka traffic lights when he was allegedly bumped by a vehicle driven by a man in his 20s.
The vehicle was found abandoned at a hotel car park while the suspect whose identity is known to police is yet to be located.
The victim died at the scene.
The road death toll currently stands at 41 compared to 59.