Seven injured in Huni-Ano motor accident


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By
Erica Apeatua Addo, GNA

Huni-Ano, (W/R), Jan
15, GNA – Seven persons sustained various degrees of injuries at Huni-Ano, a
village along the Tarkwa-Bogoso road when a Hyundai Grace bus with registration
number GE 4175-13 collided head-on with a Toyota Hilux Pick-Up with
registration number GT 9360-14.

The injured,
comprising six females and an eleven month old baby-boy were sent to the Apinto
government and Tarkwa Municipal hospitals, where they are currently responding
to treatment.

Chief Inspector
George Kwabena Osei, an officer at the Tarkwa Motor Transport and Traffic
Department (MTTD) told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that the incident happened
at about 1400 hours on Tuesday.

He said the Hyundai
Grace bus driver who had eleven passengers on board was traveling from Prestea
towards Tarkwa.

On reaching
Huni-Ano, he lost control of his vehicle and collided with the Toyota Hilux
Pick-Up, which was driven by Abdulai Kofi from Tarkwa, he narrated.

Chief Inspector Osei
indicated that both vehicles were badly damaged and seven passengers who
sustained injuries were transported to the above facilities where they were
admitted.

He said the suspect
driver was arrested and detained in police custody, but later complained of
pains in the chest and was therefore granted bail to enable him seek medical
attention.

GNA