Easter Accident 7 Killed In 6 Separate Car Crashes On Friday

6 separate accidents were recorded on Easter Friday claiming at least 7 lives.

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7 people have died while several sustained severe injuries on Easter Friday across the country.

Two police personnel from Tema Police Region lost their lives in a motor accident on the Tema-Akosombo road.

The bodies of the two persons whose names were not given have been deposited at the Police Hospital Morgue. The deceased officers were personnel from the Region’s patrol and transport operations units.

Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Juliana Obeng, Tema Regional Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), confirmed the incident and stated that a third officer who was with them has been treated and discharged from the Tema General Hospital.

ASP Obeng indicated that the accident occurred at about 05:00 hours near Shai Hills.

In the Eastern region, three people have died in two separate accidents.

The accidents victims are all Easter revelers.

A 23-year-old female (yet to be identified) died Thursday dawn at Koforidua Jumapo when a Daewoo car carrying four people crashed into a DAF Truck.

The three others in the Daewoo sustained injuries and have been hospitalised at the Koforidua Government Hospital.

Also, two people died in a separate car crash in Atibie-Kwahu.

The Eastern Regional Commander of the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) Chief Superintendent Ebenezer Larbi said Officers have been deployed on the roads to ensure that commuters adhere to road safety regulations to minimise accidents during this Easter season.

On the Tema-Aflao road, a Nissan vehicle crashed into a truck loaded with sand at Dahwenya. The driver was rushed to the Tema General hospital for treatment. Reports indicates that a local gin bitters was found in front of the vehicle with the suspicion that the driver was drunk.

A 3-year-old boy was killed on the Tema-Accra motorway when a taxi driver was over-speeding and lost control of the steer and veered off the road and fell into a ditch near Trassaco.

Another trotro driver crashed into a truck on the N1 highway near the Achimota overhead. Some passengers were reported to have sustain injuries and rushed to the hospaital.

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