Car accident kills two in Gunjur
Two victims of a grisly car accident have lost their lives in Gunjur, Gunjuronline can authoritatively report. According to witnesses, the accident occurred after a van hit a tree around Jujuba junction in Gunjur on Monday night.
The accident which happened around 11 O'clock claimed the lives of one Omar Koyo Barrow and an unnamed female. Ismaila Sillah, alias Pa Bee who was driving the vehicle suffered multiple injuries. According a witness who spoke to GunjurOnline, the driver lost control of the vehicle immediately after the weigh bridge, hitting a mango tree outside the premises of Lamin Touray at the Jujuba junction. Both Omar and the unnamed female passenger were instantly killed.
The latest accident comes amid increasing calls for the installation of speed bumps across the length of the coastal settlement as accidents due to high speeding vehicles continued to cause concern. A former ward councillor,Karamo Jorang Bojang, lost his life due to a road traffic accident when he got hit by an over-speeding car.
According to data from a concerned citizen of Gunjur, from August to December this year, there has seven (7) major Road Traffic Accidents in and around Gunjur resulting in four (4) deaths and five serious injuries.