Hit-and-run death driver identified

The Halle-Vilvoorde Judicial Authorities have issued new information about the identity of a hit-and-run driver that was involved in an accident in Vilvoorde (Flemish Brabant) that left a schoolgirl dead on Wednesday afternoon.

The Judicial Authorities have confirmed that only one person, a 21-year-old man from the Brussels municipality of Schaarbeek, was in the car when it collided with the schoolgirl who was riding a bike.

The car, a blue BMW 5 series GT with registration number1-KAP-484 is still being sought by police. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of the driver (photo above) or the BMW should contact the police on the free telephone number 0800 30 300 or by sending an e-mail to opsporingen@police.belgium.eu