The Liberia National Police has investigated, charged, and forwarded to court the operator of the lead police vehicle in the Presidential Convoy after an accident on November 30, 2016 that resulted into the death of two children, little Melvin Tucker, eight, and nine years old Jackson Kordah.
Patrolman Tumies Fallah was charged with “failure to drive with due care for the safety of all persons using the highway” in violation of section 10.2 and 10. 45 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of Liberia. According to an LNP Release, Police Accident Investigators established that the operator of the vehicle did not take into consideration the safety of other road users as the Vehicle and Traffic Law of Liberia requires Emergency Vehicles to at all time drive with due care for the safety of all persons using the road. At the same time Police Inspector General Gregory Coleman has again extended sympathy to the family of the deceased for what he described as the untimely demised of their children. IGP Coleman said the tragic incident that led to the death of the two kids was sad and regrettable and asked the family to take solace in God as they grieve the loss of their two children.