Failing Brakes Kill 4 From Grand Rapids in Haiti
Port-Au-Prince, Haiti — Failing brakes were the cause of a traffic accident in Haiti that killed four Grand Rapids residents on a medical mission, Haitian police said Saturday.
Garry Victor of Haiti’s national police department said the Toyota Landcruiser carrying the four Americans and their Haitian driver crashed Friday afternoon through a barrier on a roadway in the mountains south of Port-au-Prince, then slid down a steep hill. The vehicle was in a five-vehicle convoy traveling to a hamlet where the missionaries were to spend a week providing medical attention to villagers. Read More »