Police are finalising a report for the Coroner in relation to the death of a man hit by a train at Bowmans in the State’s Mid North on 30 May. It is believed he was also involved in a vehicle collision earlier that day on National Highway One at Beaufort and police are seeking witnesses to this crash.
At about 1pm on Friday 30 May, a red Toyota station wagon travelling north on National Highway One sideswiped a truck travelling in the opposite direction. The driver of the Toyota station wagon ran from the scene.
The truck driver has reported that two vehicles, possibly white in colour, stopped at the scene to give assistance. The occupants of these cars helped to remove debris from the roadway prior to continuing their journey north. Police would like to speak to these people and ask them to come forward.
Anyone who knows of this incident, or know anyone who stopped at this crash scene, is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at https://sa.crimestoppers.com.au/