Pedestrian dies in road accident
October 22, 2015 11:27 pm
A man in his late 50s has died after an accident in Navakasigani, Labasa last night.
The victim of was walking along the road towards the airport when he was hit by a vehicle driven by a man believed to be in his early 20s.
Due to the impact the deceased was dragged a few meters.
He was rushed to the Labasa Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.
Meanwhile a 6 year boy is admitted at the Labasa Hospital in critical condition after he was allegedly hit by a vehicle driven by a 61 year old man.
The incident occurred at about 8am today at Delailabasa along the Labasa – Seaqaqa highway.
The Class 1 student was allegedly hit while crossing the road to his school.
Investigations into both cases continue.