Two accidents on Elmina Highway

Two accidents on Elmina Highway

- At least one person has died and six others injured in two accidents on the Cape Coast-Elmina highway Saturday night.

-The two separate incidents happened 30 meters apart.

Two accidents on Elmina Highway

The mangled Mercedes Benz

There were two separate accidents on the Cape Coast-Elmina highway Saturday night.

The accidents saw one person dead and six others seriously injured.

According to eyewitness account a man in his 40’s died instantly when his Mercedes Benz collided headlong with a truck carrying coconuts.

The eyewitness said , the driver of the Mercedes Benz failed to heed to a signal by the truck carrying coconut not to move into the lane of the on-rushing truck.

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The deceased ignored all warnings. The truck rammed into the Mercedes, leaving it badly mangled.

Two accidents on Elmina Highway

The GNFS trying to pull the truck

Meanwhile the other accident happened just 30 meters away ; when a truck carrying timbr crashed into a cab.

While the Police and the Fire Service were working to get the body out of the mangled car, the driver of a truck carrying timber logs failed to apply the brakes on time and crashed into a taxi which also crashed into another taxi.

The truck overturned and landed on one of the taxis with two passengers and  driver in it.

Two passengers who suffered minor injuries were helped out without much difficulty, but it took some time to get the badly injured driver out.

 

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