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Accident victim dies in hospital

July 28, 2017 3:28 am

A woman who was involved in a serious accident earlier this month in Lautoka passed away at the Lautoka Hospital yesterday morning.

The twenty-three-year-old student of Moala Village was travelling in a vehicle which was allegedly hit by another vehicle traveling in the opposite direction along the Kings Road, near Vunato, Lautoka.

The incident occurred on the 10th of this month.

Police say the driver will be brought in for questioning once the post mortem of the victim has been conducted.

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Accident victim dies in hospital

June 4, 2016 6:13 am

A 42-year-old farmer, who was allegedly hit by a bus at the Sigatoka Bus stand last month, died at the Lautoka Hospital yesterday morning.

The victim had been admitted since the accident occurred on the 13th of May.

He sustained serious injuries after a bus hit him while he was loading his things into the bus carrier.

The victim was initially rushed to the Sigatoka Hospital and later transferred to the Lautoka Hospital, where he was admitted.

A post mortem will be conducted as investigations continue.

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Accident victim dies in hospital

November 26, 2015 8:02 pm

A passenger involved in an accident November 16th passed away at the Lautoka Hospital yesterday afternoon.

The victim is the second fatality as the 20 year old driver of the vehicle also died along Uciwai in Sigatoka, on the Queens Highway.

He had been admitted at the Lautoka Hospital in serious condition for nine days.

The vehicle they were in collided with a bus on the highway.

A post mortem will be conducted later.

The road death toll currently stands at 60 compared to 45 for the same period last year.

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Accident victim dies in hospital

June 8, 2015 10:17 pm

A woman who was a victim of a road accident last week has died in hospital.

Police say she was travelling in a vehicle driven by a 33 year old and his wife last Thursday when the driver failed to stop before making a right turn and was hit by another vehicle.

The accident happened near Yako along the Queens Road.

The woman and the driver’s wife both received injuries and were taken to the Lautoka hospital.

She was admitted and in critical condition while the driver’s wife was treated and sent home.

The woman passed away yesterday.

A post mortem will be conducted to ascertain the cause of death and the driver is expected to be questioned soon.

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Accident victim dies in hospital

May 12, 2015 9:42 pm

A bus driver is expected to be questioned about an accident that has claimed the life of a two-year old toddler.

The child died yesterday afternoon, five days after the accident on Wainibokasi Road in Nausori.

The victim was a passenger in a vehicle driven by a 56 year old of Draubuta village that was involved in an accident with a bus.

It is alleged the driver of the bus hit the oncoming vehicle while trying to overtake another bus parked on the side of the road.

Four other people were treated for injuries and sent home.

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Accident victim dies in hospital

April 5, 2014 1:51 am

The driver of a vehicle that was involved in a fatal car crash last week passed away at the Lautoka Hospital yesterday.

The 68 year old was driving his pickup truck when it was allegedly hit by another a car driven by a 30 year old bank officer.

Both vehicles were travelling towards Lautoka along Waimalika on Queens Road on the 29th of last month.

A 26 year old woman who was a passenger in one of the cars also died at the scene.

The second victim had been admitted at the Lautoka Hospital and succumbed to injuries allegedly sustained in the accident.

The 30 year old driver was brought in for questioning this morning.

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Accident victim dies in hospital

July 9, 2013 10:00 pm

A 64-year-old who was hit by a car in Saweni Lautoka over the weekend has died.

The deceased of Vatiyaka in Ba died at the Lautoka Hospital yesterday morning.

He was hit by a car driven by a 48-year-old and was admitted at the ICU ward.

The driver remains in police custody.

The post mortem is expected to be conducted soon.

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Accident victim dies in hospital

January 13, 2013 4:10 am

The victim of a hit and run has died.

The deceased of Waimalika in Nadi , was standing on the side of the road when he was hit by a passing vehicle travelling towards the Nadi International Airport.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro says, the deceased died yesterday at the Lautoka Hospital.

The hit and run driver was arrested at Cuvu in Sigatoka and was charged with Dangerous Driving and Fail To Stop After An Accident.

He appeared in the Nadi Magistrates Court on Friday and given bail to re-appear on 1st March.

Naisoro says, there have been some latest development in the case prompting investigators to re-open the file and a post mortem will be conducted on the deceased body.

The road death toll is now two compared to zero in the same period last year.