One person killed, 7 injured in road accident in Awerial County

One person killed, 7 injured in road accident in Awerial County

At least one person was killed and seven others injured in a road accident in Guolyar of Awerial County, Lakes State.

Speaking to The City Review yesterday, Lakes State Police Spokesperson, Maj. Elijah Mabor Makuac, said the incident happened on Thursday where eight passengers fell off of a commercial vehicle.

“According to the information, we were told that the vehicle was about to overturn, and these eight people fell off from the vehicle leading to the death of one person and seven others sustained serious injuries,” he explained.

Maj. Mabor added that the commercial vehicle was from Juba going to Cueibet County.

He said the wounded had been evacuated to Yirol Hospital for treatment.

He said the driver had been detained for further investigations.

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