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4 Year Old Dies In Hospital After Sustaining Injuries In Accident

The victim was allegedly bumped by a vehicle driven by a 63year old farmer along the Kings Road near Vunitogoloa, Ra yesterday afternoon.
04 Jun 2020 22:35
4 Year Old Dies In Hospital After Sustaining Injuries In Accident

A 4-year old boy passed away at the Lautoka Hospital allegedly from injuries sustained following a motor vehicle accident.

The victim was allegedly bumped by a vehicle driven by a 63year old farmer along the Kings Road near Vunitogoloa, Ra on Wednesday afternoon.

The victim was getting off another vehicle with his mother near their home at the Waivuke Settlement, Vunitogoloa, when it is alleged that he suddenly ran across the road when the incident occurred.

He was rushed to the nearest Health Center and later transferred to the Lautoka Hospital where he passed away yesterday afternoon.

Investigations continue.

The road death toll currently stands at 12 compared to 21 for the same period last year.

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