Girl in comma after being knocked by vehicle

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

An accident victim knocked by a vehicle has been in a critical condition, with police fleshing out to identify who she was. The driver of the vehicle has been arrested, police say.

Police say that she was in coma and that they needed help to identify her so as to notify her family.

They launched an appeal from the general public to identify the victim as she was critically admitted at the Serrekunda General Hospital.

“Around midnight on Friday 8 December, a young girl in her teens was knocked down by a vehicle around Atlas Petrol Station in Kotu. The unidentified victim was rushed to the Serrekunda General Hospital where she is receiving medical attention at the Intensive Care Unit,” Police say.

Anyone who recognises the victim is kindly urged to report to the nearest police station or call the Police PRO on 9968885 or 3462508.