Accidents

51-yr-old man dies after vehicle collision

A 51-year-old farmer of  Vatia, Ba died after the vehicle he was driving collided head-on with another vehicle driven by a 42-year-old of Lautoka today. Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro confirmed that the incident occurred at about 7 am this morning along the Kings Road, near Tavarau, Ba. NAISORO: “He was heading towards Lautoka with his family […]

Salote Qalubau

August 11, 2016 8:14 am

A 51-year-old farmer of  Vatia, Ba died after the vehicle he was driving collided head-on with another vehicle driven by a 42-year-old of Lautoka today.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro confirmed that the incident occurred at about 7 am this morning along the Kings Road, near Tavarau, Ba.

NAISORO: “He was heading towards Lautoka with his family when it is alleged the oncoming vehicle veered onto their lane resulting in the accident. The 42 year old suspect was also traveling with his family.While he remains in custody for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol, passengers of both vehicles are currently being treated at the Lautoka Hospital.”

She said the extent of injuries sustained is yet to be confirmed as investigations continue

The road death toll currently stands at 35 compared to 36 for the same period last year.

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