News, Northern Bahr el-ghazal

Tricycle accident claims one life

By Hou Akot Hou

A man has lost his life in a tricycle accident when the driver came under gunpoint while driving at high speed.

The tragic incident happened in Aweil East County, Northern Bahr el Ghazal on Thursday.

A traffic police officer, Garang Ngong said the tricycle was loaded with goods and heading towards Majok-Yithiou, bordering Sudan.

The driver lost control and a person sitting on top of the goods fell off and died immediately.

“The driver was stopped at Warawar in the first place, but he didn’t stop when he reached Malith-Alek-Yai and encountered two soldiers who put him at gun-point and he lost control,” Ngong narrated.

The deceased was bleeding profusely until succumbing death.

The rider is admitted to Aweil Civil Hospital.

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