Elderly woman in her 80’s is latest road fatality
March 24, 2019 4:55 pm
An elderly woman in her 80’s is believed to be the country’s latest road fatality victim.
The victim from Vuci Road, Nausori was a passenger in a vehicle driven by a 25-year-old woman from Nadi.
The two with another woman were travelling to Nadi when it’s alleged the suspect lost control of the vehicle.
The accident took place in Komave, Sigatoka causing the vehicle to veer off the road and bumped a tree.
The victim was rushed to the Sigatoka Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.
The suspect and the second passenger were treated for minor injuries and discharged.
The suspect remains in custody.
The road death toll currently stands at 15 compared to 11 for the same period last year.