Driver remains in police custody
30 October, 2016, 1:25 pm
Update: 1:25PM THE driver of the private vehicle that was involved in a fatal car accident in Nanuku Settlement in Ra is still in police custody.
Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said no charges had been laid on the 21-year-old yet.
The private vehicle allegedly veered off road along the Kings Road yesterday resulting in the death of Merewai Balekolo and her six-year-old daughter.
The group were on their way to Lautoka for a wedding when the accident occurred.
The national road death toll stands at 46 compared to 55 for the same period last year.