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Senior Citizen Injured in Moudon Hit-and-Run, Suspect Surrenders

  • By The Swiss Times
  • 29 March 2024

An 80-year-old man confesses to a hit-and-run accident in Moudon VD, leaving a 65-year-old pedestrian seriously injured.

Senior Citizen Injured in Moudon Hit-and-Run, Suspect Surrenders
Keystone/LAURENT GILLIERON

A serene morning in Moudon VD was disrupted by a distressing traffic incident, resulting in a 65-year-old woman being gravely injured. The Vaud cantonal police disclosed that the pedestrian fell victim to a collision with a gray car, sustaining serious injuries.

In a disturbing turn of events, the driver chose to flee the scene, leaving the authorities in a frantic search for clues.

The community was rife with concern until the alleged perpetrator, an 80-year-old local resident, took a surprising step by surrendering to the police on Thursday evening.

This unexpected confession has led to a wave of relief mixed with apprehension among the residents of Moudon, as the police delve deeper into the circumstances surrounding this unfortunate incident.

The public prosecutor’s office has since initiated a comprehensive investigation to unravel the details of the accident and to determine the sequence of events leading to the hit-and-run.

©Keystone/SDA

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