A 50-year-old man passed away in an accident in Sote in Tailevu yesterday afternoon.
Police Spokesperson Ana Naisoro says the victim was driving a twin cab vehicle when it overturned.
Naisoro confirms that eight passengers were in the vehicle when the accident happened.
Five passengers are now admitted at the Korovou Health Centre while three are admitted at CWM hospital.
The road death toll currently stands at 57 compared to 50 for the same period last year.Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang.