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Fatal crash claims one, injures six

By FELIX CHAUDHARY
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Update: 5:02PM ONE person had died and six others were treated for injuries after a minibus they were travelling in collided with a four-wheel-drive vehicle on the Queens Rd in Lomawai this morning.

Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said the 44-year-old minibus driver was under police guard at the Sigatoka Hospital.

"The suspect was heading towards Nadi (from Sigatoka) with six passengers when the incident occurred," Ms Naisoro said.

"While passing the Lomawai junction on the slope the driver overtook a vehicle and collided with the oncoming four-wheel-drive.

"Due to the impact, the minibus went off the road and fell down a slope.

"The 27-year-old died while being taken to Sigatoka Hospital."








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