24-year-old man left by himself after hit-and-run accident got him crippled

24-year-old man left by himself after hit-and-run accident got him crippled

- A 24-year-old gentleman who was hit by a car and abandoned three years ago has now been left to survive on his own

- Joshua Kwakye, who stays in a basement of a house, eats, sleeps, and defecates in the same room as there is no toilet to use

- He also goes several days in a row without food or water because there is no one around to take care of him

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Joshua Kwakye, a 24-year-old Ghanaian gentleman has been left by himself in a wretched condition after he was hit by a driver who abandoned him and bolted off.

In a short documentary on Joshua's life by Joy News, it is indicated that he stays at New Achimota and has been in this condition for the past three years.

Joshua suffered the accident on the Legon-Madina highway which left him with a serious spinal cord injury that makes it impossible for him to walk any longer.

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It is reported that Joshua was initially taken to the hospital but the bills quickly overwhelmed his family and they have now left him in the basement of a house to survive on his own.

A charity organization that has been supplying Joshua with food and water indicated that the doctor says it will take 80,000 Euros to solve Joshua's spinal problem completely.

According to the 24-year-old, he is always in pain due to the injury as it usually feels as though his bone is coming out of his skin.

24-year-old man left by himself after hit-and-run accident got him crippled
24-year-old man left by himself after hit-and-run accident got him crippled Credit: JoyNews
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Joshua Kwakye, who stays in a basement of a house, eats, sleeps, and defecates in the same room as there is no toilet to use.

He also goes several days in a row without food or water because there is no one around to take care of him.

Away from that, a woman dressed like a Muslim has been arrested at the Okaishie Market in Accra for stealing GHc 2,259 from another woman who had come to buy at a shop.

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The SV TV Africa team who happened to be at the location when the incident happened interviewed some eyewitnesses who lent credence to the allegation.

According to one of them, the woman had come to the crowded shop under the pretence of making a purchase when she smartly removed the bundle of money that the victim was carrying.

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