Six people were seriously injured with 12 others wounded in a gruesome road accident past Saturday along the Masiaka, Waterloo highway.
The vehicle with registration number ACQ 034 was heading for Kambia from Waterloo when the crank shaft got loose resulting in the vehicle swaying backwards and finally somersaulting leaving the carrier cut off from the rest of the vehicle.
One of the passengers Fatmata Bangura who lives in Portee, explained that the driver Foday Daramy was not speeding at all and he tried his best to prevent the vehicle somersaulting .
The most injured passengers were Sinneh Patrick Kamara of Allen Town, Fatmata Bangura and MO. There was no death on the day of the accident. The six were immediately brought to Freetown for medical treatment.
The driver was not at the scene of the accident when the injured passengers were being attended By Abibatu Kamara