Five-year-old dies in road accident
July 4, 2017 10:34 pm
A five-year-old boy has died after he was allegedly hit by a vehicle yesterday.
The alleged incident took place along the Sawani, Serea Road.
It is alleged the victim ran across the road and was hit by a vehicle driven by a thirty-six-year-old farmer of Viria, Naitasiri.
The boy was taken to the Nausori Health Centre but was pronounced dead on arrival.
The suspect remains in custody as investigations continue.
The road death toll stands at thirty compared to twenty-seven for the same period last year.