Wednesday 11th December, 2019
Erica Apeatua Addo, GNA
Aboso (W/R), Dec 11,
GNA – A thirty-five-year-old woman died in a horrific motor accident on the
Tarkwa-Damang road leaving another person in a critical condition.
The deceased has been
identified as Hellen Yakubu and the body has since been deposited at the Apinto
government hospital morgue for preservation and postmortem.
An investigator at
the Motor Transport and Traffic Department (MTTD) in Tarkwa, Chief Inspector
Goerge Kwabena Osei who revealed this in an interview with the Ghana News
Agency, said on Tuesday at about 1739 hours, the suspect rider Job Akufago was
riding an unregistered Haojin motorbike with a pillion rider Hellen Yakubu from
Tarkwa towards Aboso in the Prestea Huni-Valley Municipality.
He said on reaching
a section of the road near the Aboso Methodist School, suspect driver John
Asaah who was driving a Hyundai Santafe with DV plate number 1643 A-2019 from
the opposite direction suddenly negotiated a curve into an automobile
engineering centre and crashed into Akufugo’s motorbike, smashing it in the
The two on the
motorbike sustained various injuries and were ferried to the Apinto government
hospital emergency unit but Hellen died while on admission.
Inspector Osei said
Asaah who is in police custody would be charged for careless and inconsiderate
driving and negligently causing harm.
He said the vehicle
and motorbike involved in the accident were impounded at the Aboso police
station for technical examination.