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General News of Tuesday, 28 January 2020


Motor bike rider crashes into car on N1 highway

The motor rider escaped death narrowly play videoThe motor rider escaped death narrowly

A biker rammed into a salon car on the N1 highway Tuesday morning. In an amateur video captured by, the rider of the bike appeared to have flown off his bike while the bike hit the bonnet and the back windscreen of the red-coloured vehicle.

With shattered pieces of glass on the stretch, the rider, who seemed injured was being helped by passers-by on the road.

The incident created a bit of a traffic jam for a short period as some pedestrians came to the scene to help.

According to records at the Accident, Emergency and Orthopaedic Department of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, commercial motor (Okada) riders topped the number of road traffic accident cases during the Christmas and New Year celebrations.

The cases made up of soft tissue injuries (wound injuries) and major injuries, including; victims breaking bones, having head injuries, being traumatized and the possibility of others losing their lower and upper limbs through amputation.