Tragic Motor Accident Leaves Six Dead On Kakata/Gbarnga Highway

From Musa Moore Sherman | GNN Correspondent | Nimba County |

Scene from the accident (Inserted is one of the victims, a businesswoman

The people of Nimba County at today mourning the death of six of their citizens many of whom are businesswomen and men who died in a tragic motor accident on the Kakata/Gbarnga highway on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, precisely at 7:59 PM, according to our Correspondent, the incident took place when the driver of the vehicle decided to overtake a parked vehicle.

The incident which took the entire county by surprise in a grieve made the Superintendent of the County, Nelson Korquoi to go on the scene in a grievous state, and other officials of the County went to see the impact of the accident.

According to Superintendent Korquoi they were only able to identify three persons the driver affectionately known as ja Rule and the wife of one of Nimba prominent businessman Winston Glador who name he could not name from the same and a lady Identify as Melvina who worked for winner incorporated Liberia.

Superintendent Nelson Korquoi has meanwhile ordered all businesses in the County to closed their doors to the public aimed at mourning the death of the victims; four women and two men.

Currently, the commercial city of the County, Ganta or Gompa City is in a state of shock, as the bereaved families of the dead are still unable to speak due to this unbearable situation which has hit them.

Their dead have been deposited at a local funeral parlor, the Gompa funeral service for internment, authority at the funeral home has stated that due to the disposition of some of the bodies it will be difficult to completely carry on a full embalming, but could maintain some of the bodies so that family members will be able to  identify their relatives.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.