Man dies in road accident

A MAN is dead after he was  hit twice while  crossing the road at Ratu Mara Road in Suva yesterday morning.
Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said the 26 year old man was  crossing the road at about 5.30am from the Fiji National University side when he was allegedly bumped by a minivan which was heading towards Suva.
Naisoro said the victim ran back towards FNU when he was allegedly bumped again by another minivan driven by a 26year old who was also heading towards Suva in the inner lane.
The vivctim was rushed to the CWM Hospital by the second minivan driver and passed away shortly afterwards.

The road death toll stands at 24 compared to 20 for the same period last year.