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Passenger Killed In Naboutini Accident, Driver On The Run

The truck which was loaded with sand was heading towards Sigatoka when the driver allegedly failed to negotiate a sharp bend resulting in the accident.
14 Oct 2019 08:54
Passenger Killed In Naboutini Accident, Driver On The Run
Vehicle the two men were traveling in

A man in his 40s from Navutulevu Village who was a passenger in a truck driven by a 31year old man died following a motor vehicle accident last night.

The accident occurred along the Queens Road near Naboutini in Serua.

The truck which was loaded with sand was heading towards Sigatoka when the driver allegedly failed to negotiate a sharp bend resulting in the accident.

The victim and a second passenger was rushed to the Korolevu Health Center but was pronounced dead on arrival. The second victim has been transferred to the Lautoka Hospital and is admitted in critical condition.

The driver of the vehicle fled the scene and police are still searching for him.

The road death toll currently stands at 45 compared to 59 for the same period last year.

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