An accident involving three cars on the Robertsfield highway Sunday, April 20, led to the death of 4 persons with others in critical condition.
According to authorities at the Du-side Hospital in Harbel, Margibi County, where some of the victims were transferred to, the deadly accident involved three cars; 2 gray Nissans and a black Honda Accord driven by a man indentified as Moses S. Massaquoi.
The operator of one of the gray Nissans, identified as Alpha Sangary, died upon arrival at the Du-side Hospital.
Others killed in the fatal accident include: Augustine Fallah, 37; Agnes Chukepue Fallah, 26; and Justina Browne, all of whom were declared dead upon arrival by Du-side’s medical practitioners.
This paper was informed that three of the accident’s victims were relatives of Ms. Gloria T. Tamba, a reporter of the Daily Observer newspaper.
The members of her family, Mr. Augustine Fallah, Madam Justina Browne, and Agnes Chukepue Fallah, were on their way to Monrovia when they met their sad and untimely ends.
According to Gloria, the family had gone to attend a wedding in Harbel, Margibi County, and was on their way back to their residence in Chicken Soup Factory, Monrovia.
She explained that their remains have been taken to the Abraham Robert Funeral Home to await burial.
“We will have the burial of Agnes Fallah and Justina Browne on Thursday, while Mr. Augustine Fallah’s funeral will be arranged later,” Ms. Tamba revealed.
Du-Side Hospital’s authorities told reporters that they transferred nine of the accident survivors to the John F. Kennedy Medical Center on Monday, April 21, for further medical treatment.
“We received a total of 17 persons from the accident on Sunday night. Four were confirmed dead on arrival by doctors, while 13 were in critical condition,” a staff of the hospital not authorized to speak with the media disclosed.
Those transferred to the JFK Hospital include: Korto Mulbah, Rachel Fayiah, Rosetta Fallah, Real Mabutu, and Evelyn Mulbah.
Others are: Mohammed Jalloh, Andrew Juah, Ansu Browne, and a man identified as Wadman.
The Daily Observer offers our deepest sympathies to the families of the deceased, and we pray for the timely recovery of the injured.