Tragic Truck-Motorbike Collision Kills Three In Maryland – Latest Liberian News
HARPER, Maryland County – At least three people have died after a truck collided with a motorbike accident in Maryland County.
The accident occurred when a heavy-duty cold storage truck with license plate C5347 last week ran into a motorcycle carrying three people including the rider in Weah Town on the Pleebo-Harper highway.
Those involved in the accident were Jefferson Dweh 34, a student of Tubman University, Klomah Seeblee 70, a member of the Liberian Blind Association and 55 year-old Solo Selimelie.
The victims were rushed to the J.J. Dossen Memorial Hospital in Harper city where they were pronounced dead.
Town Chief of Weah Town, Gabriel Harmon has described the incident as worrisome, stating that this is the first of its kind in the area.
“The car was coming from Harper while the bike was heading from Pleebo. In this curve (pointing to the area), the car’s left tire jumped from under it … and it (car) went straight to the bike. All of them died on the spot. This the first time we are seeing this type of thing happening in our town,” Town Chief Harmon said.
Meanwhile, the Harper Police Detachment has confirmed that the driver is currently in police custody as the investigation in the matter continues.
By Peter P. Toe, Jr., Correspondent, Maryland Correspondent