11 Persons In Critical Condition After Speeding Vehicle Somersaults
Eleven passengers including children on board a Hyundai Grace mini bus are currently battling for their lives at the St. Francis Xavier Hospital in the Assin Fosu after they sustained varying degrees of injuries in a gory accident at Assin Nyankomase-Brofoyedru stretch of the Kumasi Highway. The vehicle, according to some of the injured
passengers burst its front tyre, and then slammed into a pothole causing the vehicle to somersault several times. A team of MTTD officers from the Assin Fosu Division led by General Corporal Godwin Tsikata on hearing the news swiftly went to the scene to initiate an investigation into the cause of the accident. Preliminary investigation
conducted by the Police revealed that the vehicle on reaching the outskirt of Assin Nyankomase Township lost control of the steering wheel while overspeeding leading to the accident. Driver in charge of the vehicle, 32 years old Kwabena Ishmael has been referred to the Komfo Anokye Teaching in Kumasi for intensive care. Meanwhile, Police as part of their investigation have visited the injured at the St. Francis Xavier Hospital.