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Fatal accident in NBR claims 4 lives, 2 hospitalised

Dec 20, 2019, 3:51 PM | Article By: Momodou Jawo

A fatal accident that occurred between Illiyasa and Alkali Kunda villages in the Upper Badibou District, North Bank Region has claimed the lives of four people. Two others have also been reported to be in the hospital, The Point has been reliably informed.

A source that spoke to our reporter on the condition of anonymity said the ‘Set-place’ vehicle which was coming from Barra hit a packing truck that had a breakdown on the roadside.

“We believe the driver of the vehicle was sleeping. The driver hit the tyre of the truck that had a breakdown and was packing along the roadside which eventually led to him lose control of the vehicle and somersaulted.”

Four of the passengers, our source added, died on the spot, while the two others including the driver sustained some injuries and were referred to Farafenni General Hospital for medical attention.