Driver remains in police custody

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.

Investigations continue.

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.


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