South Coast Highway

Children Seriously Injured In Accident

Madang Provincial Police Commander, Acting Superintendent Mazuc Rubiang said that a vehicle travelling from Madang town heading towards Walium veered off the road at Tapo along the highway.

PPC Rubiang said the vehicle went off the right side of the road and the passengers sustained injuries and had been admitted at the Madang General Hospital. He added that there were 29 people admitted with 11 people being treated for serious injuries. Three children aged between six and seven years old are among the severe causalities, suffering soft tissue injuries and are under observation.