The deceased, identified as Panganani Sankhani, came from Mzumazi Village in the area of Traditional Authority Kalumo in Ntchisi.
The incident happened on Tuesday June 19 2018 at Chipuka Village along Mponela-Ntchisi road.
Traffic Police report indicates that the pedestrian was walking from the direction of Ntchisi heading towards Mponela and upon arrival at Chipuka Villagem, he was hit by the motor vehicle’s rear side view mirror of an unknown motor vehicle, driven by a man who has not been identified and was heading towards the same direction.
The victim sustained severe head injuries and was pronounced dead upon arrival at Ntchisi District Hospital.
The motor vehicle did not stop and meanwhile police enquiries are underway to trace the motor vehicle in question.