Police: Pull over and get some rest

A family from Nausori luckily escaped serious injuries after their vehicle veered off the road and landed in a cassava plantation at Nakorovou near Yarawa. Picture: SUPPLIED/FIJI POLICE

A FAMILY from Nausori luckily escaped serious injuries after their vehicle veered off the road and landed in a cassava plantation at Nakorovou near Yarawa.

The Fiji Police Force in a statement is pleading with drivers to drive with care and have adequate rest before going on long journey.

“Please drive with care and if you’re tired – pull over and get some rest,” Police said.

“Initial information received by Southern Division traffic officers indicate driver fatigue however this is still subject to investigations.

“A woman was taken to the Navua Hospital as she sustained injuries while the driver and two other passengers escaped unharmed.

“Driver fatigue has been the cause of many road accidents and fatalities, and we are urging drivers to get adequate rest before taking long trips.”

 

More Stories