Police – Woman dies in road accident; six others treated and sent home

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A woman in her late 50s is alleged to be the country’s latest road fatality victim after the vehicle she was travelling in veered off the Kings Road yesterday morning.

Police said the woman from Verevere Village was a passenger in a vehicle driven by a 26-year-old man from Nayavutoka Village.

The accident occurred near the Madhuvani Settlement along the Kings Road in Ra, Police said.

Police said the other six passengers were treated and sent home.

Police did not provide much details, but said the suspect remained in their custody as investigations continued.

The road death toll stands at 10 compared to 18 for the same period last year.

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