1-year 7-months-old baby killed in a hit and run accident in Redcliff

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© A 1-year-7months-old toddler was killed in a hit-and-run crash by an unlicensed driver last Thursday in Rutendo Redcliff, according to police.

The kid died on the spot.

Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Midlands province spokesperson Inspector Joel Goko said the unlicensed driver Charles Magombo struck and killed the toddler (1 year 7 months old) who was playing with others on the road.

Magombo, 25, was driving a taxi along Rukota close in Rutendo when he slammed into the kid and dragged it for some metres under the vehicle Inspector Goko said.

The kid sustained fatal head injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Inspector Goko said the driver decide to flee the scene, but was however caught and handed over to the police.

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Magombo who aggravated an unlicensed operation failed to present a license to police and is furnishing the police the details of accident.

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