Police Accident

On Wednesday, March 27th, a police patrol team from the Nsawam Police District was involved in a motor accident while travelling from Adeiso to Nsawam in the Eastern Region. The patrol vehicle, a Toyota pickup with registration number GP 3030, encountered a mechanical fault at Uptown on the Adeiso-Nsawam motor road.

“On 27/03/2024 about 1345hrs, C/Inspr. Rose Kyeremaa in-charge No. 46230 G/Sgt. George Boye, No. 35494 G/Cpl. Asare Akoto and No. 57945 G/Const. Bernard Dede Ofosu on board S/V. Toyota Pick-up no. GP 3030 driven by Issaka Yakubu all of the Nsawam Police District Day Patrols team were involved in a motor accident while driving from Adeiso direction to Nsawam”, a police incident report sighted by Asaase News read.

On reaching a section of the road at Uptown on Adeiso – Nsawam motor road, the police vehicle developed a mechanical fault and the suspect driver lost control of his vehicle, veered off his lane and ran into a Hyundai i10 taxicab with registration No. GG 4512-21 driven by suspect driver Felix Akuffo aged 30 with four (4) occupants on board from Nsawam to Adeiso direction”, the document indicated.

At least five of the victims were rushed to the Nsawam Government Hospital for treatment. The vehicles had also been impounded for testing as part of police investigations. This latest incident comes after another accident claimed the lives of at least three other policemen on the same day. The officers were on their way to operational duties when the incident occurred.

In a terse statement on Wednesday (27 March), the police said it would give full details after formally communicating the news to the bereaved families. “With a heavy heart, the Ghana Police Service mourns three of our gallant officers who lost their lives in a fatal accident today at Kyekyewere along the Accra-Kumasi highway while on their way for Police operational duties.”

“In line with Ghanaian tradition and the Ghana Police Service Regulations, full details will be communicated after the bereaved families are formally informed,” the police statement said.

By: Jonathan Ofori

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