Baby dies after being hit by tractor

An investigation is now underway regarding the circumstances surrounding the death of a 1 year old on a private road in Naviyago, Lautoka yesterday.

The incident is alleged to have occurred at 1630hrs.

A 60yr old man was driving a tractor repairing the road when he bumped the 1 year old child who had allegedly crawled 30.8meters from their house and was by the road.

The Divisional Crime Officer western is leading the investigation on two folds, death arising from Parent Negligent and Reckless and Negligent act on Tractor Operator.

Please note that this case will not be classified as a road fatality as it occurred on a private road.



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