6 Killed In Akosombo Accident

Six people died on the Spot at Tei Kwame, a village near Akuse Junction in the Eastern Region, when a Toyota Lexus car collided with Toyota Corolla, police have said.

The incident happened at about 5:00 p.m., on Saturday, November 26, 2016 after the driver of the Lexus rammed into the Corolla with the number: GE 6947-10 after a failed overtaking.

Four males and two females out of eight persons who were on board the Toyota Lexus with registration number: MAX 1 – 15, died on the spot.

It is believed that the deceased persons had gone to visit their children at school in the Volta Region and were returning to Accra.

The Akuse District Police Commander, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Francis Ackah, told Adom News that two passengers on board the Corolla vehicle sustained serious injuries and were sent to the Akuse Government Hospital.

“They are currently responding to treatment and the bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the same hospital awaiting autopsy,” ASP Ackah said.

He added they were able to reach some family members of the deceased persons who identified the bodies.

A search, according to ASP Ackah, has been launched on a driver of the Toyota Lexus who fled away.