Fatal Accident

A man in his late 40s died allegedly as a result of injuries sustained during a motor vehicle accident along Valley Road, Navula, Sigatoka last night.

The victim from Draiba Village was a passenger in a vehicle driven by a man in his late 50s from Sawene, Navosa.

The driver allegedly failed to negotiate a bend causing the vehicle to veer off the road.

The victim died at the scene of the accident while the driver and another victim who is a 14-year old student from Draiba Village are currently admitted at the Sigatoka Hospital.

Investigations continue and a post mortem will be conducted to ascertain cause of death.