Five lucky to be alive

An accident occurred yesterday along the road outside the Rita Flynn Court at Boroko around 5:30pm.

The 10-seater had five people in the vehicle, three men and a woman including the driver. All were from the Highlands and were allegedly under the influence of alcohol.

According to witnesses, the driver was travelling at high speed   and lost control at the roundabout which caused him to spin out of control and into a small drain near  a house.

Police arrived just in time to apprehend the driver and the passengers. No one was hurt. They were taken to the police station to be charged for being under the influence of alcohol and driving. The vehicle was pulled out by fire rescue squad and towed to the police station.

Annette Kora