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Regional News of Sunday, 11 February 2018

Source: Paul Yankey

Driver dies in gory accident in Ellembelle

The driver died after his Nissan Note car collided head-on with an Articulator trailer

A-39-year-old driver from Ala-Bokazo in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region, Zakaria Mahama died on the spot in the early hours of Sunday, February 11, 2018 when his unregistered Nissan Note private car collided head-on with an Articulator trailer with Registration No.CR 2283-C.

The Ellembelle District Police Commander, Superintendent of Police (SOP), Thomas Bayor who disclosed the accident to the Ghana News Agency (GNA), said at 1 am on Sunday, a trailer with Registered No.CR 2283-C was travelling from Takoradi to Elubo and the unregistered Nissan Note private car was also traveling from Elubo direction to Takoradi.

On reaching Edwakpole, a town in the Ellembelle District, the two vehicles collided head-on and the trailer pulled the Nissan Note car some few meters away.

In the process the Nissan Note car was mangled beyond repair and the driver, Mr. Mahama died on the spot and the body was entangled in the vehicle which took four (4) hours before the charred body could be removed from the car.

SOP told the GNA that the body of the deceased driver has since been deposited at the Axim government hospital morgue for autopsy while the surviving driver Mr. Daniel Tabi Jnr. 29, a native of Nakwa Ekumfi in the Central Region whose condition is normal, is in the grips of the Police at Esiama Police Station assisting them in their investigations.