Nasinu

Police complete post-mortem on man who died in Nasinu fatal accident

The Fiji Police Force has released details of the post-mortem on the 25-year-old man who died in the fatal accident in Laqere, Nasinu on Tuesday night. In a statement, Police spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weicavu said the cause of death is attributed to the multiple skull fracture due to motor vehicle accident. Inspector Weicavu said the driver […]

Peni Shute

July 7, 2016 11:21 am

The Fiji Police Force has released details of the post-mortem on the 25-year-old man who died in the fatal accident in Laqere, Nasinu on Tuesday night.

In a statement, Police spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weicavu said the cause of death is attributed to the multiple skull fracture due to motor vehicle accident.

Inspector Weicavu said the driver involved has not been charged yet as police investigation continues.

Meanwhile, the road death currently stands at 25 compared to 32 at the same period last year.

The identity of an iTaukei man who was a victim of a road accident last night has been established.

In a statement, Director Traffic SSP Mahesh Mishra said the victim is a 25-year-old residing in Tovata, and confirmation of his identity was made by his father.

SSP Mishra said the driver has been questioned and police investigations continue.

An unidentified iTaukei man, aged between 20 to 30 years died in an accident at Laqere in Nasinu last night.

Police spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weicavu said the deceased was crossing the road when hit by a minibus driven by a 40-year-old man.

The man passed away last night after being rushed to the hospital.

Inspector Weicavu said police were still trying to identify the man and were seeking public assistance.

WEICAVU: “Police are seeking assistance from the family members in identifying the deceased. The man was wearing a black t-shirt with black shorts and has a tapa design tattooed around his left elbow. He has a light brown complexion and of strong medium build.”

Members of the community especially those leaving in the Nasinu area whose loved ones have similar descriptions are requested to assist police in identifying the victim.

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