Two Die In A Gory Accident On Apedwa-Asafo-Kumasi Highway
Two persons have died on the spot in an accident that occurred Tuesday evening on the Apedwa -Asafo – Kumasi road.
Three vehicles were involved in the collision.
A trailer with registration number AS 4229 X, a fuel tanker with registration number GN 8540-X and a Nissan Patrol with registration number GN 2060-18 were involved in the crash.
According to the police, suspect driver not yet known was in charge Nissan Patrol 4×4 No. GN 2060- 18 belonging to the Bibiani- Anhwiaso Bekwei Municipal Assembly with Hon. Alfred Amoah the MCE of the Municipality on board travelling from Accra towards Bibiani direction. A Man Diesel Articulated truck No. AS 4229-X from Kumasi direction veered off its lane and crashed head-on with the Nissan Patrol 4×4. The MCE and his driver got trapped in the vehicle and both suspected died on the spot.
With the help of the National Fire Service from Bunso and Kibi the bodies of the deceased were removed and sent to Kibi Government Hospital where they were confirmed dead by the Medical Officer on duty.
Their bodies were deposited at the mortuary for preservation, identification and autopsy.
A Man Diesel Fuel tanker No. GN 8540-20 driven by Habibu Adam aged 35 years with an empty tank from Kumasi direction on seeing the danger ahead applied his brakes to avoid a crash. In the process, lost control of the steering wheel, veered of his lane and landed into a ditch.