9 Persons Including A Baby Die In Crash On The Accra - Kumasi Highway
Nine persons have been confirmed dead after a Sprinter Benz bus they were also traveling on got involved in an accident on the Apedwa stretch of the Accra-Kumasi highway on the Saturday, the August 21, 2021. The nine who lost their lives were five 5 females and also three 3 males, including a 6 month old baby. The driver of the
sprinter bus with registration number GT-7394-14, who is also yet to be identified according to the police, was heading towards Accra from Nkawkaw. The driver, in an attempt and to avoid the traffic on the Apedwa Pig farm junction then overtook all the cars ahead of him too. He crashed into a DAF trailer truck with registration number
2459-T1-03 and killing the nine on the spot. The Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ebenezer Tetteh, who spoke to the media indicated that the other victims who also sustained severe injuries are receiving treatment at the Suhum and Kibi Government hospitals. He called on drivers who ply major highways to observe
basic road traffic regulations at all times. I urge drivers to also be extra cautious when using the roads. Let’s be responsible at all times. Due to the recklessness of one driver, nine lives including that of an innocent six month old baby have all been lost.