Hit-and-run death

Reckless driver allowed bail

Allen Alex of Korobosea village, NCD went to court on Friday before magistrate Cosmas Bidar.

He was arrested on Oct 5 and charged with dangerous driving causing death after he surrendered himself to police in fear of his life.

Alex was driving a Toyota Coaster Bus along the Sir Hubert Murray Highway on Oct 5 when he lost control of his vehicle and hit a Grade 10 student, Ann Murray Makis opposite SVS 2-mile.

The deceased was walking along the Murray Barracks side of the road when she was hit by the bus and died instantly.