- A speed ramp mounted by the youth of Tefle in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region has claimed 1 life instead of saving lives
- It is reported that the youth mounted the ramp without authorization after an old man on a bicycle was knocked down by a motorbike
- After the fatal incident which happened 1 day after the ramp was mounted, it has been cleared
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A group of youth, about four in number, who are residents of Tefle in the South Tongu District reportedly came out to mount an illegal speed ramp.
Information obtained directly by YEN.com.gh indicates that the ramp was on the Tefle township road connecting Tefle Motorway to Sokpoe highway which is under construction.
It is indicated that the unauthorized speed ramp composed mainly of sand and stones was mounted because a motorbike had knocked down an old man riding a bicycle in the early hours of March 6, 2021.
After this, a resident identified as Isaac Adzokatse and popularly-known as ”Are you God" also closed from work around 7 pm riding a motorcycle and got himself crashed against the illegal speed ramp leading to him somersaulting and crashing his head on the untarred road.
He was then taken to the hospital and was referred to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital where he was pronounced dead on the morning of March 8, 2021.
YEN.com.gh has gathered that after the incident, the ramp was cleared off the road to prevent more people from being taken unawares by it.
In other news, Madam Elizabeth Asantewaa, an aged Ghanaian woman who was sent to launch a bomb attack on Ghana's first president without her knowing is currently in pain.
This came out in an interview with Crime Check Foundation sighted by YEN.com.gh on the official YouTube channel of the charity organization.
According to the woman, the incident happened on March 6, 1964, when at the age of 13, she was given the honour of presenting a bouquet to Dr Kwame Nkrumah at the Independence Square.
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Source: Yen Newspaper