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Viseisei Accident Victim Recovers In Hospital

Police have reminded motorists to take precautions when on the roads.
23 Apr 2019 14:21
Viseisei Accident Victim Recovers In Hospital
Results of vehicle collision in Lautoka over the Easter weekend.

A man is recovering in Lautoka Hospital after a road accident at the weekend.

He was among passengers of a rental car, who were rushed to the Lautoka Hospital on Sunday, after their vehicle collided with an oncoming vehicle and veered off Vuda Bridge, Viseisei in Lautoka.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro confirmed the incident happened at 4pm on Sunday.

She  said a vehicle registration JS206 was on its way to Lautoka from Nadi when it allegedly collided with a vehicle registration LR2136.

“Due to the impact, vehicle  registration LR2136 veered off the bridge and submerged in the river,” she said.

“All victims were conveyed to Lautoka Hospital by bystanders.”

Ms Naisoro said a passenger from the private vehicle was recovering in Lautoka Hospital while others were treated and sent home.

Results of vehicle collision in Lautoka over the Easter weekend.

Results of vehicle collision in Lautoka over the Easter weekend.

Police have reminded motorists to take precautions when on the roads.

Fiji Roads Authority Communications & Public Relations Officer Zafiya Shamim said, “The vehicle hit the railing and fell into the river. A FRA contractor will temporarily secure the damaged railing area after the Police clear the site”.

Edited by Percy Kean

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