A 22-year-old man of Nayawa in Sigatoka is believed to be the country’s latest road fatality victim.
The incident occurred at Olosara in Sigatoka yesterday afternoon when the victim who was traveling alone allegedly overtook a vehicle driven by a 31-year-old man accompanied by his wife.
It is alleged the deceased lost control of his vehicle while overtaking, veered off the road, and bumped an EFL post.
The other vehicle also veered off the road and landed into a ditch.
The victim died on the spot while the couple sustained minor injuries, was treated, and sent home.
Both vehicles were heading towards Suva from Sigatoka.
Investigations are ongoing.