29 Jul 2008

Seven deaths on Samoa's roads in a month

10:19 am on 29 July 2008

Seven people have died on Samoa's roads within a month.

The police are investigating the latest crash involving three vehicles

at Lotofaga district over the weekend.

Two of the deceased were brothers while the another was a family friend.

The police say a car race on the road is suspected to be the cause of

the accident.

Meanwhile the driver of a bus involved in the another accident will appear in court this week, charged with several counts of negligent driving causing death and injuries to more than 20 passengers.