Nakasi man alleged to be latest road accident victim

A 30-YEAR-old man residing at Nakasi is alleged to be the latest road accident victim in Fiji.

This after he allegedly lost his life following a motor vehicle accident along Foster Road at Walu Bay in Suva yesterday afternoon.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the victim was standing on the side of the road when it is alleged he was bumped by a bus driven by a 33-year-old man.

“The victim was rushed to the Colonial War Memorial Hospital where he underwent surgery but passed away later in the evening.”

Ms Naisoro said the death toll remained at 61 compared to 59 for the same period last year.

She said post-mortem examination would have to be conducted first in this case to ascertain the cause of death.

The driver remains in custody as investigations continue.

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