17-year-old surrenders after alleged fatal accident

March 14, 2024 2:30 pm

A 17-year-old student is in police custody following a fatal accident yesterday afternoon.

Director of Traffic, SSP Mitieli Divuana, says the incident occurred along Vishnu Deo Road in Nakasi.

It is alleged that the suspect, while driving at a high speed, went on to the wrong side of the road and hit the 74-year-old victim.

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SSP Divuana says the suspect had allegedly failed to stop and later surrendered himself at the Nakasi Police Station.

The Director of Traffic said a postmortem will be conducted to ascertain the cause of death as investigations continue.