POLICE RESPOND TO FATAL ACCIDENT IN KIANG NEMAKUTA VILLAGE

DATE: March 29, 2024

The MansaKonko Mobile Traffic Unit responded to a tragic road traffic accident involving a Sprinter van and a truck near Kiang Nemakuta on Thursday, March 28, 2024. The collision resulted in six fatalities and left thirteen others critically injured, currently receiving treatment at Soma Health Center, Farafenni, and Banjul hospitals.

Preliminary investigations indicate that the accident occurred due to a collision between the Sprinter van and a truck, possibly caused by an overtaking maneuver involving another vehicle, a pickup, which fled the scene after the incident.

The GPF extends heartfelt condolences to the families of the deceased and urges the public, especially drivers, to adhere strictly to traffic regulations, including speed limits, to prevent such tragedies in the future.