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AN accident earlier this week on the recently opened section of highway along Mosquito Creek, a section opened without any shoulder and with what must be considered narrow lanes, is an appropriate example of the carelessness of this Government in treating with the lives and safety of citizens.

As a former minister of works and infrastructure, when this section of the highway was opened, I cautioned the Minister of Works that what he had opened was a threat to road users.

Prior to this week’s accident, there have been small accidents including vehicles that have hit the railing.

In their haste to prove that they are efficient, the Government has compromised the safety of road users with very dire consequences.

Whose hands are stained with the blood of the accident victims?

Surujrattan Rambachan

via e-mail

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