Lautoka man dies in road accident

A 38-YEAR-old man from Saweni in Lautoka died after the vehicle he was traveling in was involved in an accident.

The incident occurred yesterday afternoon at Lokalevu in Navosa.

Fiji Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the victim was travelling in the vehicle with four others when the driver allegedly lost control of the vehicle causing it to veer off the road.

“The victim was thrown out of the vehicle and died instantly at the scene whilst other passengers received nil injuries,” Ms Naisoro said.

“The driver is being questioned as investigations continue.”

The road death toll stands at 50 compared to 46 for the same period last year.

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