June 5, 2017 4:29 pm

Two men lose their lives in Sigatoka crash, one critical in hospital

Two men are dead following an accident involving three cars along the Queens Road near, Navutu, Sigatoka at about 9 pm yesterday.

Police believe one of the victims was trying to overtake another vehicle when he hit an oncoming car, which was heading towards Navua from Lautoka.  A third vehicle was also bumped in the process.

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The driver and a 26-year-old man sitting in the front seat died while a third victim seated in the back seat is in critical condition at the Lautoka Hospital.

The occupants of the other two vehicles are admitted at the Nadi and Lautoka Hospital.

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The road death toll currently stands at 21 compared to 20 for the same period last year.

Director Traffic SSP Mahesh Mishra said it is a grave concern that within a span of a few days four lives have been lost on our roads.