Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Cape-Coast-Takoradi road accident claims seven lives.

Cape-Coast-Takoradi road accident claims seven lives.

 Seven people are reported to have died on the spot in a road accident at Komenda Dominase on the Cape Coast-Takoradi road.

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.

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