Accident claims life of 62-year-old

March 7, 2023 4:24 pm

A 39-year-old man is in police custody following a fatal accident along Bau Road in Nausori this morning.

Police say a 62-year-old man died as a result of the alleged accident.

It is alleged that the suspect ran over the victim who was lying on the road, heavily intoxicated.

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The road death toll currently stands at 14 compared to three for the same period last year.