Man dies in accident
September 17, 2016 8:58 pm
A 36-year-old man died in a road accident at Nayawa, Sigatoka yesterday.
The incident occurred a little after midday and the victim was a passenger in a vehicle driven by a 48-year-old driver.
It is alleged that the driver lost control of the vehicle and veered onto the opposite lane hitting a tree.
The victim was taken to Sigatoka hospital where he died.
The driver of the vehicle has been transferred to Lautoka hospital while the second passenger, a 34-year-old man remains admitted at the Sigatoka hospital.
It is alleged that everyone in the vehicle were under the influence of alcohol and this is yet to be confirmed
The road death toll currently stands at 39 compared to 46 for the same period last year.