Police: Truck driver reported missing during an inter-island vessel trip

The search is underway for a truck driver who is reported to be missing at sea after he failed to disembark an inter-island vessel in Natovi on Tuesday morning this week.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the 42-year-old victim – a resident of Narere in Naqsinu – had boarded the vessel from Nabouwalu in Bua on Vanua Levu bound for Natovi on Viti Levu.

She said the man was only discovered missing when he could not be located to move his truck.

Ms Naisoro said checks were made inside the vessel with nil findings.

Investigations are continuing.

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