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Police investigates fatal accident in Honiara

The Police National Traffic Department have arrested a 38-year-old male suspect in relation to a fatal accident at Kukum highway road opposite St. Barnabas Cathedral.

 Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau said the accident occurred on 11 October 2022 around 7pm in the evening which involved a White Toyota Hiace public bus. The bus was travelling in a westerly direction when accidently hit a woman in her 60s.

Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau

Commissioner Mangau said the driver of the bus assisted the women to the National Referral Hospital at about 07:30pm and was pronounced dead.

 Mr Mangau said a reconciliation has been conducted between two parties involved while investigation into the accident continues. 

Police are working on the suspect’s remand application to remand him while investigation continues.

 The Police Commissioner shared his condolences to the immediate family members for the loss of their loved one during this difficult time.

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