Police yet to find Hit-and-Run driver

According to police, the deceased is believed to be a betelnut buyer, caught in the hit-and-run accident, at Midiba along Madang’s North Coast road.

Madang Police Commander Acting Superintendent Mazuc Rubiang said police responded to the incident and collected eye witness statements. Police also transported the man to the Modilon General Hospital, but he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Rubiang warned people living along the main roads, to not to sit on roadsides or conduct business there.

Investigation into the incident continues.

Bus runs over 15yo, chaos ensues

The teen died instantly, says Gordon’s police station commander (PSC) Toby Hamago.

This led to chaos at the area, where relatives of the boy retaliated and attacked more than ten PMV buses from different routes; some causing harm to the passengers.

About five taxi drivers were also attacked.

The PSC stated that around 7am today, the boy was on his way to see his mother, who is a contracted roadside cleaner. After seeing his mother, he crossed the road to go to school when the bus hit him.