Two Feared Dead In Accra-Kumasi Highway Accident

More than 20 People, including Pregnant women and four children, are said to be in critical condition in the Suhum   Government Hospital in the Eastern Region.

Two Feared Dead In Accra-Kumasi Highway Accident
More than 20 People, including Pregnant women and four children, are said to be in critical condition in the Suhum   Government Hospital in the Eastern Region.
This follows an accident on the Kumasi -Accra Highway involving a Taxi cap with registration Number ER 6875 -20 and an articulator trailer also with registration number GN 4964-13 while the trotro has GN 6875-20 as registration number, at Kyekyewire, a community located between Suhum and Nsawam in the Eastern Region.
Out of the four occupants, from the Taxi cap, a male driver and two women including a Child are said to be in a critical condition at the emergency unit at the Suhum Hospital.
Speaking to Fox FM's Isaac Nsiah Foster, one of the eyewitnesses who joined some residents of Kyekyewire during the accident to rescue the victims, Dennis Quashie indicated that the Commercial Toyota minibus which was from Kumasi with fully loaded passengers and heading towards Accra burst its front tyre from the driver’s side upon reaching Kyekyewire near Teacher Mantey and veered off its lane before and crashing into the Taxi Cab.
"Instantly two passengers we were able to bring out of the Taxi Cap were dead" Mr Dennis Quashie disclosed.
He further hinted the driver of the trailer is trying to serve the situation also veered off its lane and enter into the bush.
The Taxi Cab has been mangled beyond recognition following the impact of the accident came as the Toyota minibus.
The accident occurred in the early hours of Sunday, May 23, 202.
 On a Sunday morning, the feared were taken to Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, and all the 4 children including their mother victims from the Toyota minibus were first rushed to the Suhum Government Hospital before being referred to the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital for tertiary medical attention.
Meanwhile, the two occupants of the Articulator trailer, which was heading towards Accra, the driver, and his mate who were driving from Kumasi in Ashanti escaped unhurt.
According to the eye witness Mr Dennis Quashie the driver of the Toyota minibus was overspeeding so he lost control when one of his front tyres burst, as a result, run into Taxi Cap.
The Suhum MTTD unit of Police Service who came to the scene has initiated an investigation into the accident.