At least three people including two former Journalists have been confirmed dead in a fatal car crash along the TransGambia highway around Soma, the Alkamba times can report.
Journalist Pa Modou Faal, a veteran of over 20 years and Musa Ndow, one time Senior Editor of the former Daily Observer and one Kawsu Bayo, a health worker all died after the car they were traveling in crashed in Jiffin, the first settlement in the Jarra area early Monday morning.
Mr. Faal was a senior executive member of the Gambia Press union who later joined the ministry of health with Musa Ndow as press and communications officials.
Reports say they were on a health education mission attending a four day workshop in Soma, Lower River Region.
Both journalists are survived with wives and children.
This is the latest among a series of fatal road accidents that have rocked the hinterland and inner city areas due to poor road networks, inadequate highway lighting and overspeeding.
The devastating news is still developing and we will keep you posted as new information emerges.
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