Man dies in Rakiraki fatal accident

January 13, 2023 7:58 am

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A man passed away following an accident near Malake in Rakiraki yesterday afternoon.

Police say the 64-year-old driver allegedly lost control of his vehicle and went into the opposite lane, resulting in a head-on collision with another vehicle driven by a 35-year-old man and his 32-year-old wife.

Police say the couple sustained injuries and are admitted at the Rakiraki Hospital.

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Investigation continues.

The road death toll stands at one, compared to zero for the same period last year.

Meanwhile, with more rain expected in the next few days, police have reiterated the need for motorists to drive carefully and to stay vigilant on the road.