Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 12:08 AM on Friday 22 August

/ Front page / News

Man hurt in road accident

Salaseini Moceiwai
Thursday, May 15, 2014

A 25-YEAR-OLD Labasa labourer was paralysed after falling from a moving vehicle at Vuniqari in Tabia, Macuata.

Confirming this, police spokesman Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri yesterday said the incident happened last week.

"The victim was travelling with the driver and were making their way back to Labasa from Nabouwalu," he said.

"They stopped at Tabia and while the victim was still trying to get off the vehicle, the driver suddenly drove off.

"The victim fell and sustained injuries.

"The victim is admitted at the men's surgical ward at the Labasa Hospital after suffering spinal injuries.

"The driver is yet to be located."

The situation prompted police to issue a fresh warning for people to take safety measures while travelling.


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. Robbery suspect dies in hospital
  2. Love, a new revelation
  3. Ratu Naiqama commences campaign
  4. 'Silenced church'
  5. 500 to 1
  6. Island runs dry
  7. Drivers listed for postal voting
  8. Heavens open amid praises
  9. Tots show a success
  10. No final stand on issue

Top Stories this Week

  1. He's out of polls Friday (15 Aug)
  2. The murder which shocked the nation Tuesday (19 Aug)
  3. Dad's final farewell Friday (15 Aug)
  4. Bag full of cash Monday (18 Aug)
  5. 12 go out Wednesday (20 Aug)
  6. Why the GCC Monday (18 Aug)
  7. State audit Tuesday (19 Aug)
  8. Inquiry into video Wednesday (20 Aug)
  9. Chaudhry files 42 nominations for election Tuesday (19 Aug)
  10. Police commissioner: Fiji posting a calling from God Friday (15 Aug)