The Central Police Division is currently investigating a gruesome road accident living one foreign national believed to be an Indian dead and three others seriously injured close to the Lotto Headquarters at Tower Hill, in Freetown.
According to Sgt 601 Samura Information Officer attached to the Central Police Division, traffic officers are still investigating the cause of the accident as the body of the deceased is currently at the Connaught Hospital Mortuary for post mortem examination, while the three injured had been sent to the Goderich Emergency Hospital for further treatment.
Sgt Samura further said that, “the jeep somersaulted on the tar marked road at the sloppy hills of Tower Hill which left it completely damaged, during the evening hours of Wednesday but traffic officers went to the scene and whisked the damaged jeep to the Central Police.
The names of those involved in the gruesome road accident were not disclosed to this press, but Sgt 601 Samura confirmed that, the deceased body was that of a Foreign National from India and the three injured are Sierra Leoneans.
He further disclosed that, the deceased had gone to purchase the Jeep from a used car dealer in Freetown and decided to use the jeep for a test drive around the city before he could transact business and it was during the test drive they had the terrible accident.
Sgt Samura also disclosed that, the Police Traffic Division will tender the jeep to Sierra Leone Road Transport Authority vehicle examiner for further investigation to ascertain the cause of the accident. By Saidu Bah