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General News of Thursday, 13 December 2018


Two dead in Kasoa accident

One of the mangled cars involved in the crash

Two persons have reportedly died with 10 others in critical condition at the Winneba Trauma and Specialist Hospital following an accident involving four vehicles at Mustapha Plus Junction on the Kasoa Cape Coast high way.

The vehicles involved in the accident were a trailer loaded with bags of cement with registration number AS 8329-12, a KIA Rhino loaded with foodstuffs with registration number GG 874-17.

A private vehicle from the Takoradi Harbour and a Ford passenger car with registration number GT 3466-J and GS 5446-18, respectively were the other vehicles involved in the accident.

The Dominase District Police Commander, ASP Paul Ankan told Adom News the truck from the Takoradi Harbour lost control of his steer after one of his tyres got burst.

“The car diverted into the opposite lane and the articulator driver heading towards Cape Coast who decided to give him way but didn’t know there was a pit, fell into it, leaving the mate and the driver dead but still under the truck with us trying to bring them out during which the KIA Rhino and a speeding Ford bus also drove into the cargo,” he narrated.

The Municipal Fire Commander, D02 Sekyi Owusu has therefore urged drivers to exercise patience ahead of the Christmas festivity.