Police Still Looking for Vehicle Involved in Hit-and-Run

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Samoa Police are still looking for the culprit of a tragic hit-and-run on the Lalovaea bridge at 9pm on Saturday 18 July 2020.

A 24 year old man died at the scene when his bicycle was struck by one of three cars seen drag racing along the two-lane stretch of road heading East towards Malifa.

Responding to questions from Samoa Global News Police Commissioner Sua Fuiavailiili Egon Keil said they have made one arrest but are still looking for information that could lead to the identification of the main vehicle involved.

“So far we have tracked down the second vehicle that fled the scene and have arrested that driver;

“The third car stopped, and the driver did give assistance,” said Sua.

“However, we are yet to locate the first vehicle that had contact with the cyclist;

“Any information from the public would be appreciated”.

The Samoa Police Service call on anyone who may have information or knows something about the vehicle and driver responsible for the death of an innocent member of the public, to come forward.

For any information please contact the Samoa Police Service Traffic Division on telephone 26712 or Police Headquarters on 22 222.