By: Romrik Joshua Flores, Moroni Channel News
Bonifacio Global City Taguig, Philippines
Four LDS Missionaries are recovering from injuries in a serious car accident in Sierra Leone on Wednesday according to the church spokesman.
Two of the missionaries are from Utah and the other two are from Ghana. They were traveling in a van with another church member when it was struck by a truck on a highway. The truck driver died according to LDS Living.
Two of the missionaries were seriously injured and were airlifted to the nearest Hospital in Ghana.Four LDS Missionaries are recovering from injuries in a serious car accident in Sierra Leone on Wednesday according to the church spokesman.
Two of the missionaries are from Utah and the other two are from Ghana. The church released the following statements:
"On Wednesday, August 24th, four missionaries and one member from the Sierra Leone Freetown Mission in Africa were involved in a serious vehicle accident. Their van was hit by another vehicle, which was attempting to pass a truck on the highway. Tragically, the driver of that vehicle died in the accident. We pray for his family and loved ones as they mourn their loss.
According to the church spokesman "Medical advisors from Church headquarters and the local area have been closely involved in their care since the accident occurred and will continue to work with the medical teams that are caring for them." The names of those involved are as follows:
• Elder Luke P. Dunn from Salt Lake City, Utah
• Elder Augustine Biney-Amissah from Breman Asikuma, Ghana
• Elder Nicklaus M. Spaulding from Nibley, Utah
• Elder Isaac Boateng from Moree, Ghana
• Brother Marcus Wallace from Sierra Leone
"We request the prayers and faith of all in behalf of these missionaries and their families."
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