Woman dies after being trapped underneath electric cart

A woman died after being trapped underneath an electric cart at a resort in Taveuni yesterday.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the victim who is in her 20s was riding the electric cart with three others when the accident occurred.

Ms Naisoro said the driver allegedly lost control of the electric cart causing it to tumble down a slope.

“The victim was trapped underneath and was pronounced dead at the Taveuni hospital,” Ms Naisoro said.

“The driver was medically evacuated to the Nausori hospital where he remains admitted,” she said.

She said the other two passengers were treated and sent home as investigations continue.

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