Baulevu accident: Vehicle found with a body inside

A Fiji Navy diver resurfaces after conducting his search for the vehicle 18 year old Tasleem Ali was driving in before crashing into the Rewa river. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA

POLICE has confirmed that the car that plunged into the Rewa River last week Wednesday has been found with a body discovered inside of the vehicle.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the  car was found a few meters down stream and attempts are now being made to pull the car out of the river at this hour.

She said the joint search team comprising of Fiji Police and Fiji Navy divers have found the car.

The car was believed to be driven by an 18-year-old man.

More details will be released later.

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