[pietermaritzburg] - Traffic cop killed inhit-and-run accident

  |   Pietermaritzburgnews

Days after celebrating his 45th birthday, a traffic officer, who was stationed at Midway in Estcourt, was killed on duty in a hit-and-run accident on Sunday.

Road Traffic Inspectorate Officer Thokozani Gcinani Cele, from Steadville, died instantly and the driver of the truck fled the scene.

According to a statement from the KwaZulu-Natal Transport, Community Safety and Liaison Department, Cele and his colleagues were on duty doing a speed trap when the accident happened.

During the operation, a truck failed to stop and knocked him.

A case of hit-and-run was opened at Ladysmith police station. Police said they are following all possible leads to bring the suspect to book....

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