Fiji Time: 6:01 AM on Saturday 25 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Accident driver remains in police custody

By NANISE LOANAKADAVU
Friday, January 31, 2014

Update: 11:05AM THE driver of the truck, who allegedly caused a serious accident at Shalimar St in Samabula early this week, remains in police custody.

The driver was earlier charged with dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm and warned for prosecution.

However, police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said he was brought in yesterday for questioning following the death of one of the passengers, involved in the same accident.

"The post mortem (examination) is currently being conducted, the results of which will determine whether charges if any, will be laid against the driver," Ms Naisoro said.

She said the other two passengers were slowly recovering at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Kepa's not weak
  2. Full pay while on leave
  3. Ryan's fight to help 7s
  4. Emotional experience
  5. Fear not, go to the hospital
  6. Hindus give thanks
  7. Call to probe e-ticketing
  8. FRCA officials remember fallen colleagues
  9. UN hails Fiji's effort
  10. Print media an effective cancer awareness tool

Top Stories this Week

  1. Death shocks family Monday (20 Oct)
  2. Biman gets nod Saturday (18 Oct)
  3. Inside Fiji sevens Tuesday (21 Oct)
  4. Budget overspent Wednesday (22 Oct)
  5. Public access Tuesday (21 Oct)
  6. Forgery suspect still in remand Tuesday (21 Oct)
  7. Kepa's not weak Friday (24 Oct)
  8. Full pay while on leave Friday (24 Oct)
  9. $20m in excess Wednesday (22 Oct)
  10. Ryan's fight to help 7s Friday (24 Oct)