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General News of Monday, 18 January 1999

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Five killed in accident

Nsawam ( Eartern Region) 18 Jan. '99

Three persons were killed on the spot and two others died later on admission at the Nsawam Government Hospital, when three vehicles were involved in an accident at Akwadum, near Nsawam, on Saturday on the Adeiso-Asamankese road. Eleven others who were seriously hurt were transferred from the Nsawam Government Hospital to Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. According to Police Chief Inspector James Domah of the Nsawam Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU), the deceased were identified a Mr Kwabena Avejor, Mr Fredric Sakyi Armah, Mr Goleku Kwabena Asare, Adeiso postmaster, and Prince Kwame Appiah, a five-year-old baby boy from Otoase. Dr E.K. Tinkorang, Senior Medical Officer in charge of the Nsawam hospital, said the bodies of the dead have been deposited at the hospital for autopsy. Meanwhile, Dr Tinkorang has appealed to relatives of four persons who lost their lives in a similar accident at Hebron on the Nsawam- Accra road on December 18 to contact the authorities for the bodies.