Intoxicated man dies after allegedly hit by taxi

March 27, 2023 12:33 pm

A 24-year-old man from Nadonumai in Lami has died following a road accident.

It is alleged the man, who was a carpenter by profession, was allegedly heavily intoxicated and was sitting in the middle of the road when he was hit by a taxi.

According to the Police, the incident occurred on Saturday after 4am along Princess Road in Suva.

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Police say the suspect rushed the victim to the Colonial War Memorial Hospital, where he was admitted in critical condition and later passed away.

Investigation continues.