Police: Two students confirmed dead in Lakena bus accident

The overturned bus at Lakena No.2 in Nausori on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 09, 2019. Picture: ATU RASEA

TWO students have been confirmed dead and another two are in critical condition following an accident involving the bus they were travelling in this afternoon.

Police had reported that the school bus had overturned at Lakena No.2 at about 3.30pm.

Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said 17 other students were receiving medical treatment.

She said the 46-year-old bus driver is also in critical condition.

“Emergency services officials have managed to uplift the bus and have not found any other student at the scene of the accident,” Ms Naisoro said.

Investigations are continuing.

Read the full report in tomorrow’s edition of The Fiji Times.

Earlier update:  https://www.fijitimes.com/school-bus-overturns-in-nausori/

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