Man swept away by strong currents in Serua

Man swept away by strong currents in Serua

By Dhanjay Deo
Sunday 03/07/2022
[Image: Fiji Police Force]

A man in his 30s is missing after he was swept away by strong currents while he was trying to cross a flooded bridge near Naimasimasi Village, Serua last night.

The man was travelling with others in a carrier and when they approached the Wainikavou Bridge, they were advised to wait for the water to recede as the driver did not want to take the risk of crossing the flooded bridge.

The missing farmer who was allegedly intoxicated at the time, tried to cross the flooded bridge and was swept away.

Police say search efforts by villagers last night were negative and a team from Navua Police Station will continue the search efforts today.



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