A seven-year-old girl died in a road accident along the Vuda Back Road on Saturday night.
Police say the student was walking along Vuda Back Road when a vehicle returning from Nadi veered off the road and hit her.
She was taken to the Lautoka Hospital by a passing vehicle and was later pronounced dead.
Police say the driver who fled the scene of the accident was arrested yesterday.
The 23-year-old farmer has been charged with one count of dangerous driving occasioning death and one count of failure to comply.
He will appear in court tomorrow.
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