- Police officers in the Northern Region are investigating how a middle-aged man jumped from the Tamale Interchange in an attempt to take his own life
- The incident has left residents shocked and surprised at the action of the man whose identity remains unknown
- Onlookers rushed him to the Tamale Teaching Hospital, where he’s receiving treatment
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The Police in the Northern Regional Capital, Tamale, are investigating the mystery surrounding an attempt by a middle-aged man to take his own life.
According to onlookers, the man jumped from the top of the Tamale Interchange and landed on the ground.
The incident is said to have occurred on Monday, August 29, 2022.
In a viral video in possession of YEN.com.gh, onlookers could be heard coaxing the man against jumping. But in a defiant move, he leaves pedestrians screaming in horror as the man makes the free fall from the top of the overpass.
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Onlookers quickly whisked him to the Tamale Teaching Hospital, where he is said to be responding to treatment.
Akufo-Addo Cuts Sod For Construction Of The Tamale Interchange
Earlier, YEN.com.gh published that President Nana Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 launched the first phase of the $ 2 billion Government of Ghana-Sinohydro Master Project. He also cut the sod for the construction of the Tamale Interchange, the first interchange in the whole northern sector of the country.
Speaking at the ceremony, Nana Akufo-Addo said the country will witness “a dramatic and very welcome change to its infrastructure”, especially in the roads sector.
Under the Sinohydro project, each of the 16 regions is set to benefit from the construction of hospitals, the extension of electricity to rural communities, and the construction of courts and residential buildings for the Judicial Service, landfill sites and industrial parks.
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