accident d'un motar/RDC BUKAVU

japalouise
Posted July 18, 2012 from Democratic Republic of the Congo

nous avons assisté a un accident le mardi, 18 mai 2012 a bukavu. un motar qui conduisait un client ver labote, malheur en que le motar portait le casque, main le client cetait une femme qui n'ont pas l'habitude de porter le casque faute de orienter leurs chevelure ou encore leur coiffe, maintenant se jour les policiers étaient derières eux pour les arretés malheurs en que les motars et la cliente tous se sont retrouvés en dessous de camion de policier . le chaufeur directement cadavre, main la pauvre mère en souffrante à l'hopital sans les deux bras ni aucun assistance du gouvernement .quelle malheur il fallait vivivre la scène. Se madame JAPA LOUISE/EDUCATION BUKAVU R.D.C

English translation by PulseWire member ambrob13

We helped at the site of an accident Tuesday May 18,2012 in Bukavu. The biker was driving a client towards the lab, misfortune in that the biker was wearing the helmet, but the client was a woman who was not used to wearing a helmet at risk of adjusting her hair or headdress. On that day the police were behind to stop them. An absolute tragedy occurred when the biker and the client found themselves underneath the police car. The driver was immediately killed, but the poor mother who was on the bike suffered greatly at the hospital when both of her arms had to be amputated without any assistance from the government. What a tragedy to have had lived through that accident.

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Rebecca D
Jul 19, 2012
Jul 19, 2012

ay - c'est triste ...

Adele
Oct 06, 2012
Oct 06, 2012

Merci Japa Louise pour partager votre histoire déchirante. A quoi faire dans telle situation? Est-ce que il y a peut-etre un groupe qui pourrait recueiillir des fonds pour aider la pauvre maman? Vrai, c’est le gouvernement qui devrait le dédommager, à votre avis qu’est ce qu’aviendra cette femme?

En solidarité, Adele

Adele
Oct 06, 2012
Oct 06, 2012

We helped at the site of an accident Tuesday May 18,2012 in Bukavu. The biker was driving a client towards the lab, misfortune in that the biker was wearing the helmet, but the client was a woman who was not used to wearing a helmet at risk of adjusting her hair or headdress. On that day the police were behind to stop them. An absolute tragedy occurred when the biker and the client found themselves underneath the police car. The driver was immediately killed, but the poor mother who was on the bike suffered greatly at the hospital when both of her arms had to be amputated without any assistance from the government. What a tragedy to have had lived through that accident.

jacquesato
Oct 22, 2012
Oct 22, 2012

I cannot even imagine how I'd react if I had to witness something like that. You were really compassionate and brave in helping that poor woman. I really hope she'll recover soon, life is precious and even though she lost both arms, she's still alive...Just one question, what do you mean when you say that the Government didn't assist her? Thanks for sharing this story with us. Regards, Jacqueline

Deb Engle
Oct 28, 2012
Oct 28, 2012

I have two questions, since I want to understand the situation more thoroughly. Why was the woman afraid of adjusting her hair or headdress? And why did the police stop them? My heart goes out to the driver and the woman. It must have been traumatic for you to witness this. The world needs people like you who will tell what they've witnessed and point out the injustices. Thank you for writing about this.