Two-year-old dies in road accident

January 17, 2023 10:00 am

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The Fiji Police Force is urging parents and guardians to diligently look after their children.

Chief Operations Officer, Acting ACP Livai Driu, is reissuing the warning following the death of a two-year-old child who was allegedly hit by a vehicle driven by a 32-year-old woman.

The incident happened near Natokowaqa Housing in Lautoka yesterday.

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It is alleged the child suddenly crossed the road, resulting in the accident.

In another case, a child is admitted at the Lautoka Hospital after suffering 13% burns.

It is believed that the child was left unattended in her home in Votua Village, Ba, last week, when a jug of hot water fell on her.