Kokopo Hit and Run Case in Court

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By Edwin Fidelis – EMTV News, Kokopo

Kimberly Wong, a 22-year-old from Kokopo will appear at the Kokopo District Court tomorrow following her involvement in a hit and run incident last Wednesday.

Wong was arrested and charged by Kokopo Police yesterday, and released on K700 bail.
She’s been charged with dangerous driving, resulting in the death of woman.

The incident happened in Kokopo town during the early hours of January 6.

Kokopo Police say she drove off the road, hitting a 73-year-old victim from Gulf province, who died shortly after being rushed to Nonga General Hospital.

Kokopo Police said the hit and run incident last week was the first for 2016.

Edwin Fidelis

is EMTV's correspondent based in Kokopo, East New Britain. He has been with EMTV for four years covering social issues, crime, politics, development and business stories for news and documentary programs. Edwin graduated from Divine Word University in 2013 with a Bachelor in Communication Arts and Journalism.

Edwin Fidelis

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