Man dies in road accident; Suspect to be questioned

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A 49-YEAR-old man from Toko in Tavua is believed to be the latest road fatality after a road accident last Friday night.

And Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said a 29-year-old driver from Tagitagi would be brought in for questioning in relation to the accident.

Ms Naisoro said the suspect was alleged to have lost control of the vehicle he was driving along the Natokalau Road in Wailotua, Tailevu, resulting in their car veering off the road.

She said the victim who was a passenger died at the scene.

She added the suspect was admitted at the Korovou hospital and had recently been discharged.

The road death toll at present stands at 21 compared to 22 for the same period last year.

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