Rakiraki crash driver dies
January 20, 2013 02:19:21 PM

The 37-year-old female driver of the car which was involved in an accident at the Malake junction in Rakiraki on Friday afternoon has died.

The deceased believed to be New Zealand resident who was here to attend a wedding function with her family died at the Lautoka Hospital yesterday morning.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said a post mortem is expected to be conducted soon and other other passengers who were in the vehicle at the time of the accident remain admitted at the Lautoka Hospital.

A 9-year-old girl who got a lift with her mother from the deceased died instantly after the crash.

The double deaths now brings the national road death roll to six compared to three for the same period last year.

By Reginald Chandar