Citizens and not spectators: Passengers arrest driver over reckless driving in Takoradi

Citizens and not spectators: Passengers arrest driver over reckless driving in Takoradi

- Passengers onboard another vehicle have reportedly caused the arrest of a driver for driving recklessly

- He was arrested after a complaint was made at the Inchaban Police barrier

- His vehicle was impounded and brought to the MTTD office in Sekondi

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Passengers onboard a Toyota Hiace car have reportedly caused the arrest of a driver for recklessly driving on the accident-prone Cape Coast - Takoradi highway.

The 35-year-old driver of sprinter vehicle with registration number GT 3601- 17 was arrested after a complaint was made at the Inchaban Police barrier.

The Western Regional Commander of the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD), Chief Superintendent Richard Appiah confirmed the news to Joy News sources.

According to him, the passengers alleged that their driver had to move swiftly from the road when the sprinter bus came to overtake them, or risk being hit by the speeding car.

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According to the passengers aboard the Toyota Hiace, they monitored as the sprinter driver continued to drive recklessly and overtake different cars, a situation that nearly resulted in a head-on collision with a truck.

From Dominase to Daboase and Asamasa, Ahmed continued to overtake from all sides of the road while driving at top speed and on the shoulders of the road.

Chief Superintendent Richard Appiah said after his arrest, his vehicle was impounded and brought to the MTTD office in Sekondi. His statement was taken in which he admitted to driving recklessly.

He has subsequently been processed for court on Monday, February 10.

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In other news, the Ashanti regional police command has arrested one person in connection with the death of a nurse, Ruth Ama Eshun, at Ayuom in the Bosomtwe District.

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Ruth Eshun, a community health nurse stationed at Sewua Health Centre was reportedly found dead in the bush on Tuesday, February 4, 2020.

As earlier reported by YEN.com.gh, the deceased was last seen leaving her workplace on Monday, February 3, 2020, but did not reach home.

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