The 6-year-old boy who sustained serious injuries in the head-on collision between a vehicle and a 12 wheeler truck along North Coastal Road in Vacala, Taveuni last Saturday has been airlifted to the CWM Hospital.
His 56-year-old father who was driving the vehicle, as well as another passenger, has been transferred to the Labasa Hospital.
A woman passed away in this accident.
According to Police, their son has claimed to have seen his father dozing off while driving before the accident occurred.
Police say this is still subject to investigation.
The driver of the truck escaped unharmed.
The road death toll currently stands at 55 compared to 65 for the same period last year.ADVERTISEMENT Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang.