Swartkops detectives investigate culpable homicide

GQEBERHA - The South African Police Service in Swartkops are investigating a case of culpable homicide following a fatal collision between a red VW Polo and a pedestrian at 05:20 this morning, Sunday, 24 April 2022 on the N2, close to Bluewater Bay, Gqeberha.

It is alleged that the 42 year-old driver of the VW Polo was travelling on the N2 in the direction of Bluewater Bay when an unknown male suddenly appeared in front of the vehicle. The driver collided with the unknown pedestrian, who passed on at the scene. The pedestrian (age about 20) was clad in a pair of black jeans, a black jacket and a black and grey blanket.

Swartkops SAPS are appealing to anyone who might be looking for a relative or who can assist in identifying the victim to contact Detective Sergeant Martin Assia on 0646729611, Crime Stop 08600 10111 or the nearest police station.

Investigations are continuing.

Source: South African Police Service