Witness follows hit & run car

A woman has been arrested following a hit and run incident after a witness lead police to her home.

Police tape closes off a crime scene. Picture: EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - A Johannesburg motorist has been arrested following a fatal hit and run incident involving a pedestrian.

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) said on Sunday the 24-year-old woman was arrested at her home on the West Rand on Saturday night.

The department's Wayne Minnaar said a man who witnessed the woman drive off after the accident followed her to her home and reported the matter to the authorities.

Minnaar said the woman, who faces charges of culpable homicide and leaving the accident scene, will appear in the Randburg Magistrates Court tomorrow.

"The woman spoke briefly to a man at the accident scene and then drove off. The man followed her to her home and then called the JMPD."