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18 July 2016

Police officer, pregnant wife die in gory motor crash

AccidentA police officer identified as Sergeant Francis Essuman together with his pregnant wife, their daughter and a nephew died in a horrible accident on the Adabraka road Sunday dawn.

The police officer, 42, with his nephew Kobby, 21, and their daughter Wilhelmina, 3, were accompanying his pregnant wife, Elizabeth Essuman, 36, to the hospital to deliver when the accident occurred.

According to reports, the pregnant woman had delivered a bouncing baby boy in the taxi half way to the hospital and in a bid to avert any complications, the taxi driver was compelled to speed, but ended up crashing into a Sprinter bus which was on top speed from Tudu in Accra.

The taxi somersaulted several times killing the officer, his nephew and daughter on the spot while his wife, Elizabeth died en route to the Police hospital.

The new born baby and the taxi driver survived the crash and are currently at the Ridge Hospital receiving treatment.

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