06 July 2017

Seven perish in Kpong-Tema road accident    – Starr Fm

Seven persons have died in a  head-on collision on the Tema-Kpong road.

Ten other persons who were seriously injured in the Wednesday crash are receiving treatment at the Akuse government Hospital.

The accident occurred wehn a DAF truck traveling  from Tema to Kpong  collided with a Toyata Hiace transporting passengers from the opposite direction of the same.

Three passengers died at the spot   while four others died subsequently at the Akuse government hospital.

The Akuse District Police Commander ASP Francis Ackah told  Starr News the accident occurred when the DAF truck attempted to overtake a vehicle upon reaching the Tei -Kwame community near Akuse- junction, but ended up crashing into the  Toyota Hiace  which was speeding from the opposite direction.

ASP Ackah advised drivers to be cautious by observing all road safety measures particularly as the rains have set in.

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