Two Labasa women recover in hospital after vehicle collision

TWO women are recovering at the Labasa hospital after the carrier they were travelling in collided with a 10-wheeler truck while travelling along the Matasawalevu stretch at Dreketi, Macuata, yesterday.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the incident happened at about 4.30pm.

Ms Naisoro said the two women – both in their 50s – were travelling in a carrier driven by a 54-year-old driver transporting seven passengers.

“The driver had allegedly made a right turn at the above location when a 10-wheeler truck driven by a 37-year-old of Bulileka, Labasa, collided into his carrier,” said Ms Naisoro.

“Passengers in the carrier and the two women sustained injuries as a result of the collision and the two elderly pair are admitted at the Labasa hospital.”

Ms Naisoro said both women were in a stable condition as investigations continue.

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