- A police officer and an SHS student have died in a road crash involving a tanker truck and a motorcycle
- The road crash occurred along the Kumasi-Accra highway near Suhum on Thursday, November 9, 2023
- The crash happened because the driver of the truck was reportedly racing with another tanker truck
At least two people have died in a road crash involving a tanker truck and a motorcycle near Suhum in the Eastern Region.
The crash happened along the Kumasi-Accra highway on Thursday, November 9, 2023.
According to UTV News, the deceased persons include a 38-year-old policeman, Corporal Richmond Atta Essandoh, a personnel of Suhum District Police, and John Teye, a 20-year-old student of Suhum Presby Secondary Technical School.
The report indicated the crash happened because the driver was racing with another tanker truck and crashed into the Okada.
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The driver of the Okada survived the crash and is being treated at the Suhum Government Hospital. Police have detained the driver of the truck for questioning.
Fatal crash on Accra-Aflao highway
YEN.com.gh reported a fatal accident on the Accra-Aflao highway that claimed eight lives on a commercial bus on Friday, August 18, 2023.
The commercial bus, carrying about 15 people, reportedly crashed into a cargo truck when the driver tried to overtake another car.
According to reports, the eight who perished in the incident were taken to the Tema General Hospital mortuary.
Six dead in road crash at Offinso-North
Six persons were reported dead after a road crash at Offinso-North in the Ashanti Region on Wednesday, August 2, 2023. The accident occurred when a bus crashed into a trailer truck.
The critically injured persons following the crash were taken to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi.
MP escapes death in Ashanti Region
In July, YEN.com.gh reported that the Juaboso MP, Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, was involved in a crash on the Nyinahin-Kumasi road in the Ashanti Region.
He was returning from a funeral in his constituency on the evening of Saturday, July 29, 2023, when his vehicle collided with a mini-bus outside the Atwima Mponua township.
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