ACCIDENT ON DELMAS 33, THE MINUSTAH REACTS
(Haiti Libre) -
Mariano Fernández Amunátegui, the Special Representative of the Secretary General in Haiti and Head of the Minustah, was saddened by the traffic accident that occurred last evening at Delmas 33.
The accident, caused by a truck who lost his brakes, claimed the lives of an undetermined number of citizens and also wounded many others. Mr. Fernández presents his deepest sympathies to the families and relatives of the victims, to the Haitian people, and to the authorities of the country in mourning.
Yesterday evening, when they were informed of the accident, the Brazilian contingent of peacekeepers sent troops to the scene of the accident to provide assistance to the relief efforts. The Special Representative had also instructed the medical staff of the Mission to provide assistance to the health authorities of the country in the treatment of injuries.