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Thursday, April 26, 2007

A South Malaita child dies in fatal traffic accident on the Kukum Highway in Honiara

A six year old boy from Weio Village in South Malaita died in a traffic accident in Honiara on Tuesday afternoon.

The accident happened just after 1.30pm on the Kukum Highway opposite the Smart Kleen Laundry building.

The child was struck by a Toyota Corolla while he was running across the Highway’s eastbound lane. The child passed away at the scene of the accident.

Police have spoken to a number of witnesses including the child’s father and the driver of the Toyota.

Investigators from the Kukum Traffic Centre have determined that there will be no charges laid in relation to this matter.

Source: SIPF

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