Woman, 44, killed in car crash
Four passengers injured in collision near Ba
A44-year-old woman was killed after a car she was in collided with another vehicle at Tuvu, between Lautoka and Ba, on Saturday afternoon.
Four other passengers, including a six-year-old, were taken to Lautoka Hospital for injuries they sustained. The accident happened at around 3.55pm. The woman, Parwati Narayan, died before she reached the hospital.
It is believed the driver of the car picked Mrs Narayan up while on his way to Lautoka from the road side near her home in Tavarau, which was not far from the scene of the accident. According to a witness, the vehicle collided with another car which was heading to Ba.
Police said the vehicles hit each other on the side, with one landing in the ditch. Passengers from the other vehicle sustained minor injuries, were treated and sent home.
Police continue investigations.