Eight-year-old among accident victims
December 6, 2021 5:30 am
A man in his 20s and an eight-year-old child died in an accident along the Queens Highway near the Vunisalato Settlement in Naboro yesterday.
An eight-year-old victim from Veisari was traveling with his parents in a small truck while the second victim, a 23-year-old from Nadi was a passenger in the vehicle that allegedly caused the accident.
Police say the alleged suspect, a 24-year-old from Navo, Nadi was driving at a high speed when he lost control of the vehicle, causing it to veer onto the opposite lane resulting in the head-on collision.
All seven occupants of both vehicles including the two drivers sustained serious injuries and are admitted at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital.