-A new mother of twins and others lost their lives after a ghastly accident in Chiraa
-The town was thrown into a state of mourning after the incident was recorded
-Queen mother of the area has appealed to the government to fix the deplorable roads in the community
A horrific accident which occurred around 2:30 PM Thursday, June 14, claimed the lives of a pregnant woman and others in Chiraa, a town in the Brong-Ahafo Region of Ghana.
According to a report sighted on Mynewsgh.com, eyewitnesses who were present at the scene of the horrific incident, a tipper truck with registration number GW- 3951-14 run over the people killing some and injuring others.
The reports had it that a pregnant woman was part of the recorded casualties. However, many people could not hold their grief as it was reported that the heavily-pregnant woman gave birth to twins instantly but lost both babies also took her last breath moments after.
The entire township has since been in a state of mourning and have made efforts to commiserate with the family members of the victims of the tragic incident.
The Queen mother of Chiraa in the Brong Ahafo Region, Nana Yeboaa Pene II after receiving news of the sad incident, made a passionate appeal to the President of the Republic of Ghana through the Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister to fix the major trunk road in the area in order to reduce recurring road accidents.
Nana Yeboaa Pene II made the appeal when Hon Ignatius Baffour Awuah, the Member of Parliament for Sunyani West who doubles as Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, paid a visit to the area to commiserate with the families of the accident victims.
In making her appeal, the Queen mother noted that, “I’m pleading with the DCE of Sunyani West, Regional Minister, and the MP to let the President know that our road is very bad so it should be fixed".
"The road is full of potholes. And I know President is a father and so he should ensure that the road is fixed for us before another accident happens”, she continued.
Nana Yeboaa Pene II went on to describe the incident as a “major loss” and a disaster that had befallen the entire Sunyani West District.
She blamed the incident chiefly on the deplorable state of the Chiraa roads which connect the three northern regions.
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