Accidents

Toddler in hospital after Nadi accident

A 3-year-old is in a critical condition after she was bumped by a vehicle in Nadi yesterday.

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July 27, 2017 9:25 am

Police believe the 29-year-old driver was headed towards Votualevu when the child suddenly ran across the road.  She was walking on the roadside with her aunt.

The accident occurred at around 4 pm at the Korociri junction along the Nadi Back Road.

The child was taken to the Nadi Hospital but later transferred to Lautoka Hospital,  where she is remains admitted with serious injuries.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro is requesting parents and guardians to take precautions when walking along roads with young children.

“Drivers at the same time are being urged to be vigilant and mindful of the movement of young children.”

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