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78-Year-Old Hit By Bus, In Hospital

A 78-year-old man is admitted at the Lautoka Hospital after he was hit by a bus at the Lautoka bus stand yesterday morning. An eyewitness at the scene told Fiji Sun
10 Jun 2017 10:00
78-Year-Old Hit By Bus, In Hospital

A 78-year-old man is admitted at the Lautoka Hospital after he was hit by a bus at the Lautoka bus stand yesterday morning.

An eyewitness at the scene told Fiji Sun that the driver of the Pacific Transport Limited was reversing when the bus he was driving hit the man. The Police took the victim to Lautoka Hospital.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the victim claimed that he was going towards the bank and did not notice the bus reversing.

“He received minor injuries and is under observation while the driver of the bus is being questioned,” she said.

“I was reversing to leave for Nadi when I heard people yelling and other bus drivers tooting their horns,” bus driver Rihasat Ali said.

“I then stopped the bus , got out and saw the victim under the bus,” he said.

Mr Ali said bystanders helped to bring the man from under the bus.

Police continues with their investigations.

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