five people were killed and others were seriously injured, In an accident on the Accra-Kumasi highway

On the Accra-Kumasi Highway, a Toyota Hiace automobile collided with an articulated truck, killing five persons.

 

According to DSP Ebenezer Tetteh, the Eastern Region Police’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), the driver of the Toyota Hiace died on the spot, while seven others were hospitalized.

Accra kumasi highway
Accra kumasi highway

The Toyota Hiace is said to have collided with an articulated truck filled with water pumping machines traveling from Tema to Kumasi with three escort vehicles after swerving off its lane.

 

“On the 4th of April at approximately 3:55 a.m., a suspected driver who has yet to be recognized was in charge of a Toyota Hiace minibus with registration number AK-1145-21 carrying 13 passengers traveling from Kumasi to Accra.

 

“When the accused driver reached a part of the Accra-Kumasi highway, he veered off his lane and smashed into an articulated lorry with registration number GT-3799-16,” he said.

Accra kumasi highway
Accra kumasi highway

The driver of the vehicle, who has yet to be recognized, died on the spot, according to the police.

“The accident vehicle was taken away from the area to allow oncoming vehicles to avoid colliding with it and to prevent traffic from building up on the road.”

DSP Tetteh stated, “The driver and vehicle license officer has been invited to attend and test the car for probable problems.”

Accra kumasi highway
Accra kumasi highway

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