The 25 year old man who was driving under the influence of alcohol when he allegedly caused the death of woman in her 30s remains in custody.

The victim was walking with two others along Kanace Road yesterday afternoon when it is alleged the suspect lost control of his vehicle and ran into the three who were on the side of the road.

The victim was rushed to the Colonial War Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead while another woman is admitted at the Intensive Care Unit. The third victim is admitted in the Observation Ward.

The suspect was tested and found to be in excess of the prescribed limit and remains in custody at the Valelevu Police Station as investigations continue.

Meanwhile Ba fatality victim has been identified as an 80-year-old originally from Waidamudamu Settlement in Nausori.

He was in Varavu, Ba searching for the home of his daughter when the unfortunate accident that allegedly claimed his life occurred.

The driver remains in custody as investigations continue.

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