Man dies in Lae road accident

National, Normal

The National, Wednesday 8th May 2013


A MAN was killed and others injured in a road accident at 3-Mile outside Lae city, Morobe, on Monday night.

Two vehicles collided on the Highlands Highway near Ten Block around 10pm killing the driver of one.

Passengers from both vehicles were admitted at the Angau Memorial Hospital. 

Relatives of the dead man identified him as Paul Piopo, in his 30s, from Miaya village, Pangia, Southern Highlands.

Police could not be reached to comment.

Eyewitness Pr Gabriel Kum from the City Bible church said both vehicles had four passengers each.

Youths at 3-Mile guarded the vehicles until the morning.