Panguna: Chinese nationals in hospital

8 02 2014

Aloysius Laukai | New Dawn

Accident victims
Two Chinese Nationals and a local Bougainvillean man are in hospital following a nasty road accident on the Port Mine Acces Road yesterday afternoon.

These three men were transport Scrap Metal from Panguna down to the Loloho wharf for shipment to overseas markets when their Truck loaded with Scrap Metals failed to slow down due to failed Breaking system.

The driver a Chinese National managed to steer the truck on high speed for some time until he could no longer hold on.

According to Eye witnesses the truck hit a stone and rolled for several time before stopping.

The three passengers were lucky to be alive but are in serious condition at the Buka General Hospital.

They were rushed to the Arawa Health Centre yesterday and taken to Buka this morning.

Accident site pictures






Photo credit, RM




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