Man dies after wharf mishap

March 6, 2023 2:40 pm

Aerial shot os the Suva Harbour.

A 34-year-old man died after a tragic accident on board a ship berthed at Kings Wharf in Suva yesterday afternoon.

Police say it is alleged that a 34-year-old suspect lost control while driving a vehicle out of the vessel.

This was while they were offloading vehicles on board, and in the process bumped the victim.

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Both were rushed to the Colonial War Memorial Hospital, where the victim was pronounced dead on arrival.

The suspect remains in critical condition as investigations continue.