Senior citizen believed to be latest road fatality

A 70-year-old woman is believed to be the  county’s latest road fatality after she was allegedly hit by a bus today.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the senior citizen died after she was allegedly hit by a bus driven by a 48-year-old man at the Matanikorovatu road junction this morning.

“The victim who resides in Baulevu, Nausori was crossing the road when the incident occurred,” Ms Naisoro said.

“The driver is currently being questioned as investigations continue,” she said.

“The road death toll currently stands at 19 compared to 30 for the same period last year.”

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