A lesson on a Liberian road


You are ten times more likely to die in a traffic accident in Liberia than you are in the United Kingdom. The roads there are shocking and the health service was destroyed in the civil war. The Today programme has a team out in the country at the moment and they were involved in a road accident as they travelled back from a mine in the north of the country.

Presenter Sarah Montague explains that it is "not uncommon for an angry crowd to gather and beat up a driver who knocks someone over" - a lesson in how dangerous the roads are.


BBC Radio 4 Today

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Jun 23, 2012, 09:30 AM
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