Boy, 10, killed in a bus accident

Update: 1:28PM A 10-YEAR-old boy is believed to be the country’s latest road fatality.

Police said the young boy was hit by a bus driven by a 40-year-old man at Wainisarava, Namosi, yesterday morning.

Fiji Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the driver was heading towards Suva from Narayawa Village, and it is alleged that the boy had run across the road when he was hit.

Ms Naisoro said he was rushed to the Navunikabi Health Centre but was pronounced dead on arrival.

Investigations have now begun.

The national road death toll stands at 13 compared to 15 for the same period last year.

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