01 Mar. 2009
PR# 2009-208

ISAF vehicle accident kills Afghan local

KABUL, Afghanistan - On the morning of 1 March an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) vehicle rolled over resulting in the death of an Afghan citizen.

The accident occurred in Jalalabad City, Nangarhar province at approximately 10:30 a.m., when the ISAF vehicle swerved to prevent a collision with a local vehicle that had pulled out in front of the convoy. The Afghan male killed in the accident was riding a bicycle in the vicinity when he was struck by the vehicle as it turned over.  

The incident is currently under investigation.

Contact Information ISAF Public Affairs Office
Tel: +93 (0)799 51 1155 - Mobile: 0093 (0) 799 55 8291 pressoffice@hq.isaf.nato.int - www.nato.int/isaf/