The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has expressed concern over an alarming rise in hit and run cases across the country.
National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said on 2 May this year, a 29-year-old man was hit by a Hino Sino truck at the intersection of Five Avenue and Sam Nujoma Street in Harare.
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The victim sustained some head injuries and died upon admission at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals.
In another hit and run incident that occurred on 3 May, a pedestrian aged 68 was knocked down by a Toyota Coaster along Bulawayo Road near the Kuwadzana roundabout. The victim died on the spot.
On the same day, a woman (34) also died on the spot after she was hit by a Nissan Caravan whilst trying to cross Mutare Road, near Mutangadura in Harare.
Asst Comm Nyathi urged motorists and pedestrians to always be observant on the roads.