14th December 10:07 AM
Truck driver taken in for questioning following a fatal accident in Wainikoro, Labasa
By Lena Reece
Friday 14/09/2018

The truck driver who was allegedly involved in a fatal accident in Wainikoro, Labasa on Monday night has been taken in for questioning.

Police have confirmed that a post mortem of the victim was conducted yesterday with the cause of death as a result of injuries sustained during a motor vehicle accident.

A farmer of Vunika Labasa died on Monday night after he was hit by a truck along Wainikoro Road in Labasa.

Police say the victim was walking along the road when he was allegedly hit by a twelve‑wheeler truck which was heading towards Labasa Town.

The man was rushed to the Labasa Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.

The driver who is in his 30s is in police custody as investigations continue.

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