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Accident Compensation Commission pays $75,000 to one of the victims of the Lakena bus accident

Accident Compensation Commission pays $75,000 to one of the victims of the Lakena bus accident

By Dhanjay Deo
Tuesday 14/01/2020

The Accident Compensation Commission of Fiji has made its first payment for the death of one of the students in the Lakena bus accident in Nausori. 

14 year old, Makereta Miriama Mataika lost her life in the horrific Lakena Bus accident in October last year.

The Commission has paid $75,000 compensation to Mataika’s mother, Asenaca Tutu.

Tutu says she did not know anything about the ACCF and has thanked Commission’s staff for creating awareness and helping her.

The Commission says they have not received an application for compensation for the death of another student in this accident.

To date the Accident Compensation Commission of Fiji has paid over $7.5 million in compensation to victims of motor vehicle, employment and school accidents since 1st January last year.

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