Man dies after being hit by a car


A MAN died after he was hit by a vehicle at 3-Mile on the Lae-Nadzab highway.
Police Constable Lester Kurits, who witnessed the incident, said the man was standing in the middle of four-lane road and saw the vehicle travelling towards him.
“When the vehicle was metres from him, he stepped in front of it. He was dragged for a few metres,” Kurits said.
He said the vehicle belonged to a church.
The driver drove away after people surrounded the vehicle.
Police caught up with the driver at 10-Mile.
Kurits said there were some passengers on board.
The vehicle was driven back to the city by a police officer.

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