A woman was found dead on the side of the road in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania on Monday morning. She is apparently hit by a car on the evening of Christmas Day and succumbs to her injuries. There is no trace of the accident driver.
In an accident in Malchin (Mecklenburgische Seenplatte district), a driver caught and killed a young pedestrian and then fled. Passers-by found the victim on Monday morning and alerted the rescue workers.
The woman was not found until hours later. Investigators from the criminal police, forensic medicine and Dekra were on duty at the scene of the accident on Monday. Investigations into the exact cause of the accident are ongoing. According to the police, there is still no concrete information about the manufacturer and type of the fugitive's car. However, the vehicle must have damage to the front, headlights or license plate, according to a statement.
The police are asking witnesses who can provide information about the accident or the vehicle involved to contact the Malchin police, telephone 03994-2310, any other police station or the Internet (www.polizeimvnet.de).