Five-year-old dies in road accident

Update: 1:11PM A FIVE-year-old boy is dead after he was allegedly hit by a vehicle at Sawani yesterday.

Fiji Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the victim was
running across the road when he was bumped by a vehicle, driven by a
36-year-old farmer of Viria, Naitaisiri.

She said the boy was rushed to the Nausori Health Centre but
was pronounced dead on arrival.

The driver is now in custody as investigations continue.

The road death toll stands at 30 compared to 27 for the same
period last year.

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