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Regional News of Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Source: GNA

Mourner perishes in motor accident

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The display of motor bike riders during funeral activities have left one dead and another hospitalised at the Ho Municipal Hospital.

Mr Harry Nonu, 40, an employee of Ho Technical University (HTU) has met his untimely death when two motorbikes collided at Adaklu-Have in the Adaklu District during funeral activities.

Mr. Forson Tse, an eye witness told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that Nonu was among mourners who were conveying the body of a deceased relative to his hometown, Adaklu Have.

He said Nonu who was riding a motorbike with others displaying their skills to the admiration of bystanders when another rider, James Golo collided with Nonu, throwing him up high before he crushed into a concrete gutter.

The witness said the two were rushed to the Ho Municipal Hospital but Mr. Nonu was confirmed dead on arrival.

He said Golo was referred to the Ho Teaching Hospital where he was receiving treatment.

A hospital source confirmed the story and said Golo was in stable condition.

Mr. Tse said Nonu's body was deposited at the same Hospital’s morgue.

A number of mourners who spoke to the GNA decried the attitude of drivers and motor riders from the mortuary to Have and said the accident though painful did not come to them as a surprise.

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