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Prez extend condolences to accident victims, cautions drivers

President Akufo-Addo has extended his condolences to persons who lost their lives in two separate accidents yesterday, Monday, November 1, 2021, and today, Tuesday, November 2, 2021.

The President, in a series of tweets, described the two accidents as tragic.

”I have learnt with considerable sadness of the tragic accident, at Akomadan, that has claimed the lives of some 30 people in the early hours of this morning. I extend my condolences to families of the deceased and wish the injured a speedy recovery.”

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He asked drivers to drive with caution and obey all traffic regulations.

I continue to urge all road users, especially our drivers, to drive safely always, and help reduce the spate of road accidents in the country.”

Some 17 persons died in a fatal accident on the Offinso-Abofour road in the Ashanti Region, yesterday, Monday, November 1, 2021.

Sixteen others reportedly sustained injuries and are currently receiving treatment at the hospital.

The Sprinter bus heading towards the northern part of the country is said to have collided with a trailer from the opposite direction, causing the unfortunate accident.

On Tuesday morning, six passengers were burnt to death in another accident on the Akumadan road in the Ashanti region.

Several other passengers were critically injured and were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The Akumadan District Police Commander DSP Gyasi Agyemang, who confirmed the accident added that the death toll is likely to rise due to the gory nature of the accident.

By: Rainbowradioonline.com/Ghana

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