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General News of Tuesday, 27 November 2018


Bagbin visits family of victims killed by campaign vehicle

The accident vehicle of Mr. Bagbin's campaign team

The Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban S.K. Bagbin on Monday visited the families of two victims who were killed by one of his campaign vehicles at Apam junction after an accident on Sunday.

The two, who were on an un-registered motorbike had an accident with one of Mr Bagbin’s campaign vehicles, a Nissan Pickup with registration number GT 8265 - 16.

Accompanied by some past and present National Democratic Congress (NDC) constituency executives and members of his campaign team, Mr Bagbin also visited the Winneba District Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) to check on the progress of investigations.

During the visited to the two bereaved families, Mr Bagbin expressed his condolences and promised to assist with the funeral.

The campaign vehicle is said to have hit and killed the two on the spot at Apam junction in the Central region on Sunday November 25, 2018.

The deceased have been identified as Kwame Acquah, 25 and Emmanuel Awisi, 27. They are all residents of Winneba and they were pronounced dead on arrival at the Winneba Hospital.

The vehicle which was being driven by one Charles K. Owusu was on its way to Accra after a visit to Cape Coast.

On reaching a section of the road in between Apam junction and Winneba roundabout, the vehicle knocked down the two who were on an unregistered motorbike.

The Central Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police Irene Oppong told Graphic Online that the suspect driver and the accident vehicles are with the Winneba police as part of investigations.