Unidentified pedestrian dies on A1 hit

Accident barrier
Accident barrier

Police are still looking to identify the man who was hit and killed by a car along the A1 Highway at the Fire Brigade traffic lights in Gaborone at a bus stop on Friday night.

Divisional Traffic Officer for South Central, Assistant Commissioner Reginald Matlhaba told The Monitor in an interview that the accident occurred at around 10pm and investigations are ongoing to establish how he was hit by a car whilst at the bus stop. “The identity of the man in his 30s is not yet known because he did not have any form of identification in his possession,” he said.

Matlhaba revealed that in another accident that occurred on Sunday in Mochudi, another man in his 30s who was a passenger also died in a road mishap after the car he was travelling in was involved in a collision in Mochudi.

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