A fatal road accident has killed three people in Gbarnga. The accident, involving a Mitsubishi silver jeep and a blue and black TVS motorcycle, occurred Saturday afternoon at the bridge entering Gbarnga from Monrovia.
The poor conditions of roadways in River Cess is causing a major concern, as the number of accidents are increasing and the county’s poor connectivity is impacting the earning potentials of local farmers and businesses.
Finding a ride in Monrovia during rush hour is a hectic experience, with commuters often seen jostling with each other for a better position to catch the next available seat in a taxi or on a bus.
Sam Collins, spokesperson for the Liberia National Police, has clarified an earlier statement he made in a Bush Chicken article suggesting that the police were considering imposing restrictions on subcompact vehicles in Monrovia.
Watch the video of riders, drivers, leaders of the union, and the police spokesperson giving their takes on the new restrictions on tricycles operating in Monrovia.
The Liberia National Police’s recent collection of restrictions on tricycles popularly known as ‘kehkeh’ may have not gone well with the Liberia Tricycle and Motorcycle Association and the riding public.