Vusi Msibi, 49, was allegedly hit by a woman driving an eThekwini municipality vehicle on April 16.
A witness said a metro police vehicle as well as a tow-truck operator had been on the scene soon after the accident.
Marshall Security’s Kyle van Reenen said by the time paramedics arrived at the scene on Blackburn Road, Durban North, the driver of the vehicle had fled. Msibi was later admitted to hospital with a cracked skull. Although he died on Friday, police have not yet opened a case.