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One dead, 13 injured in accident at ferry terminal

Feb 3, 2014, 9:52 AM

A fatal accident involving a truck has claimed the life of a Belgian national, leaving 13 others injured Sunday morning at the Banjul Ferry Terminal, The Point has reliably learnt.

The victim, who could not be identified at the time of going to press, lost his life when the truck was disembarking from the Kanilai ferry, during which the driver reportedly lost control.

Thirteen others, who sustained injuries, were rushed to the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in Banjul.

When contacted, ASP David Kujabi, spokesperson of the Gambia Police Force, confirmed the incident, and said the police are looking into the matter.

Asked about the fate of the truck driver, ASP Kujabi said he is currently helping the police in their investigations.