Driver arrested over death of 12 on Cape Coast –Takoradi Highway
"The driver and 11 passengers on board the Toyota Hiace vehicle have all been confirmed dead by a medical officer at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital."
The Police in the Central Region have arrested Paul Kwah, a driver of an articulated truck that was involved in a motor accident on the Cape Coast-Takoradi Highway, which led to 12 persons dying.
The incident happened on Wednesday, August 3, at Eduagyei Village, a police statement said.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that suspect driver, Paul Kwah, was driving a Daf Flat Body Articulated Truck No. GM 2570-12, loaded with 850 bags of cement from Takoradi to Accra. On reaching Eduagyei village, he carelessly overtook some vehicles and collided head-on with an oncoming Toyota Hiace mini bus No. WR 1347-17.
The driver and 11 passengers on board the Toyota Hiace vehicle have all been confirmed dead by a medical officer at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital. One female passenger who survived the accident is responding to treatment at the same Hospital,” the statement added.
Police say they are working with families to identify the bodies of the deceased persons.