Hit-and-run driver in Denpasar leaves license plate behind

Photo: Screengrab.
Photo: Screengrab.

The Denpasar Police is looking for a hit-and-run driver responsible for a crash yesterday that left two young women on a motorbike with minor injuries. It’s safe to say that it won’t take long before the suspect is found, as the car’s license plate was found at the scene.

The Denpasar Police spokesman I Ketut Sukadi confirmed that the accident occurred yesterday at around 12:30am between Puputan Street and Letda Tantular Street. 

“The perpetrator left the crime scene. The police are conducting an investigation,” Sukadi added.

There was a lot of social media chatter about the incident after a video went viral showing a Jakarta license plate – believed to belong to the hit-and-run driver – left behind at the scene of the crash.

The video also showed both victims, AA, 18, and PAA, 17, sporting some fresh wounds while sitting on the sidewalk after the crash.

Police blamed the crash on the car driver, who was allegedly careless when making a turn at the intersection.

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