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Driver dies

Felix Chaudhary
Sunday, April 06, 2014

THE 68-year-old driver of a vehicle involved in an accident last week which claimed the life of 26-year-old BSP employee Ashmita Singh passed away at the Lautoka Hospital on Friday.

Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said as a result of this, a 30-year-old bank officer who was driving the vehicle in which the late Ms Singh was travelling has been brought in for questioning.

"The 68-year-old was driving his pick-up truck when it was allegedly hit by the vehicle driven by the 30-year-old bank officer while travelling towards Lautoka along Waimalika on the Queens Rd in Nadi on March 29," said Ms Naisoro.

LTA spokesman Iliesa Sokia said the rise in road fatalities was of serious concern.The road death toll now stands at 13 compared with 12 this time last year.

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