Serious accident lands three in hospital

November 19, 2023 7:39 am

[Source: Fiji Police Force/Facebook]

Three occupants of a private vehicle were transported to Colonial War Memorial Hospital following a serious accident along Queen Elizabeth Drive in Suva yesterday.

The incident occurred around 8 p.m., with the suspect allegedly driving at high speed and losing control near the Muanikau Community Post.

This led the car to veer off the road and overturn on the footpath.

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While the three individuals involved in the vehicle remain admitted due to the accident, another vehicle also suffered damage; however, the occupants of the second vehicle escaped serious injuries.

Amidst a recent surge in road accidents, Director of Traffic and Senior Superintendent of Police Mitieli Divuana emphasizes the need for a change in mindset regarding road safety.

He points out that unless drivers adopt a different approach, awareness efforts and advisories will likely continue to be ignored, resulting in a daily increase in recorded accidents.