The police in the Central Region of Ghana have in their custody the driver of an articulated truck that reportedly caused the death of 11 persons at Eduagyei along the Cape Coast-Takoradi highway.
The accident happened on August 3, 2022.
According to the police, Paul Kwah was driving a Dad Flat Body Articulated Truck with registration number GM 2670-12, loaded with 850 bags of cement from Takoradi to Accra when he collided head-on with a Toyota Hiace mini bus with registration number WR 1347-17 after he overtook some vehicles.
“The driver and 11 passengers on board the Toyota Hiace vehicle have all been confirmed dead by a medical officer at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital”, the police reported and noted that only one female passenger survived.
“One female passenger who survived the accident is responding to treatment at the same Hospital.”
Meanwhile, the Police are working with the families of the deceased to identify the victims of the accident.
“While we commiserate with the affected families, we continue to entreat all road users to be disciplined, responsible and demonstrate a sense of humanity and adhere to road regulations in order to avoid such preventable accidents”, a statement from the police said.
Source: opemsuo.com/Hajara Fuseini