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Tragic Accident on Kakata-Monrovia Highway Claims Three Lives

Monrovia, Liberia: Three individuals have tragically lost their lives following a motor accident on the Kakata-Monrovia Highway, according to a press release issued by the Liberia National Police (LNP) on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

The accident occurred at the LMDI Junction along the Careysburg-Mount Barclay Highway on Friday, May 31, 2024, around 12 noon. The incident coincided with the 1st Gala anniversary program parade hosted by the Mount Gilead Foundation School in the Careysburg Community.

Preliminary traffic investigations revealed that a blue Renault truck, driven by Joseph Sao, ran into a crowd of bystanders who were witnessing the parade. The collision resulted in the injuries of ten individuals. Tragically, three of these injured persons were pronounced dead upon arrival at medical facilities, while the remaining seven are receiving treatment at Fredai Health Center and Remedy Clinic.

The LNP has arrested and is currently investigating Joseph Sao, the operator of the truck bearing the plate number T5455. Additionally, Samuel Galamue, the 44-year-old proprietor of the Mount Gilead Foundation School, is cooperating with the police in their ongoing investigation.

The police have taken the Renault truck into custody as part of the investigation. Further details will be provided as the investigation progresses.

The Liberia National Police express their deepest condolences to the families affected by this tragic incident and urge all motorists to exercise caution, especially during public events.

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