By: Yusuf M Hasan
HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – A collision of five vehicles ensued with a death and fatal injuries.
The accident involving the five vehicles that occurred at Togdheer area of Hargeisa city resulted in the death of a driver and injuries to three passengers while three of the vehicles were extensively damaged.
According to a traffic police officer at the scene the fatal mishap which happened around noon-GMT+3 ensued after a vehicle heading upwards towards Radio Hargeisa lost control and slammed into a taxi that was moving in the opposite direction.
The taxi that was extensively damaged is said to have been hired the dead passenger while three others injured who are receiving medical attention at Hargeisa Group Hospital-HGH were in company of the deceased en-route to the border town of Wajale.
It took a couple of hours for the traffic police assisted by fasting members of the public to extricate three of the vehicles that were conjoined by the slam that occurred at high speed.
The Togdheer area and the road leading to Radio Hargeisa are not accident prone routes
Thus the onerous task of the traffic police as pertains to ascertaining exactly what happened and subsequent steps to be taken.