Four injured in road crash on Tarkwa-Bogoso Highway


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By Erica Apeatua Addo, GNA

Samahu (W/R), Oct. 6, GNA – Four people
sustained various degrees of injuries in a road crash that occurred around
Samahu on the Tarkwa-Bogoso Highway.

Kwaku Amoah, 40, the driver of a Kia Sephia
taxi, was alleged to have lost control of the vehicle while transporting three
passengers from Tarkwa to Huni-Ano, a village along the Tarkwa-Bogoso road.

It is reported

By Erica Apeatua Addo, GNA

Samahu (W/R), Oct. 6, GNA – Four people
sustained various degrees of injuries in a road crash that occurred around
Samahu on the Tarkwa-Bogoso Highway.

Kwaku Amoah, 40, the driver of a Kia Sephia
taxi, was alleged to have lost control of the vehicle while transporting three
passengers from Tarkwa to Huni-Ano, a village along the Tarkwa-Bogoso road.

It is reported that he veered into the
opposite lane and crashed into the rear of a Mercedes Benz lowbed trailer which
was then travelling from Bogoso towards Tarkwa.

Isaac Obeng, 7, Blessing Acquah, 4, John Sam,
32 and the driver who were on board sustained injuries and were sent to the
Apinto Government Hospital for treatment.

All the passengers were treated and discharged
on the same day, but Amoah is still on admission.

A police source in Tarkwa confirmed the
accident to the Ghana News Agency saying the incident occurred on October 1, at
about 1900 hours.

According to the source, both vehicles were
badly damaged and towed from the scene and impounded pending testing.

Kwame Zabooa, 54, the driver of the Mercedes
Benz trailer, is yet to report to the Motor Transport and Traffic Department
(MTTD) Division in Tarkwa.

GNA


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