Woman, 60, killed crossing road at Farato


By Amadou Jadama

A Sixty-year-old woman lost her life while her grandson sustained various degrees of injuries after a commercial van knocked them down when they were attempting to cross the Brikama-Serekunda Highway in Farato.

Sources added that the driver is with the police helping with investigations.


According to eye witnesses, the accident occurred late Thursday evening between 7 and 8pm. The woman, Jalo Janneh, reportedly died on the spot while her grandson, 4-year-old Karamo Makalo, sustained injuries and is currently at the EFSTH.

She was laid to rest on Friday in Nema Kunku Misira.

She is survived by three children.