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Regional News of Tuesday, 24 September 2019


One feared dead, six injured as car runs into traders in Kumasi

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One person is feared dead and six people were injured when a passenger car veered off and run into traders along the Roman Hill in the Kumasi Metropolis of the Ashanti Region on Monday, September 23, 2019.

The car, with registration number AS6403-Y which was being pushed for its engine to start failed to brake after the engine spark.

The driver in his bid to maneuver his way through, run into traders who were selling on the streets.

Chief Inspector Bernard Ngoah of the Manhyia Divisional Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) confirmed the story and said the injured were in critical condition.

He stated that the driver of the vehicle who sustained less injury has been discharged from the hospital and currently in police custody.

Ngoah said personnel from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) has conveyed the vehicle to their office for technical examination.

Investigations have commenced into the accident.

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