Eight others who sustained injuries are in critical condition at the hospital in the incident which occurred on Saturday, June 9. According to eyewitnesses the accident was caused by a speeding Toyota Corolla with registration number WR 452-12, which was overtaking in a curve at Komenda Dominase.
The Western Regional Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) Commander, Chief Superintendent Richard Appiah who confirmed this , said the accident occurred at Komenda Dominase at about 2:30pm and that three other vehicles were involved. The Toyota Corolla was heading towards Takoradi while a loaded cement haulage truck with registration number WR 2273-16 was heading towards Cape Coast.
The MTTD commander said in the attempt of the truck driver to avoid a collision with the corolla which was doing the overtaking, he veered into the lane of on-coming vehicles, and collided with a Toyota Hiace “trotro” with registration number GE 4058-12, which was traveling from Cape Coast.
Marie Aziz Tunde, Sekondi.