A female Pedestrian identified as Doris Dzifa, 38 who was standing at the roadside waiting to board a commercial vehicle met her untimely death when a “Carless” Driver knocked her down and her body slashed into two.
The incident reportedly occurred at Obretema, a community near Suhum on the Accra-Kumasi Highway in the Eastern Region, on
According to reports, the driver identified as Michael Kotei, 36, was driving a Honda accord private car with trade plate number DV 2115C-2021 with three occupants from Accra heading towards Kumasi.
The driver who was on top speed upon reaching a section of the road at Krobom-Obretema near Suhum on the Accra-Kumasi highway lost control of the steering wheel and veered from the road, knocking down the female pedestrian.
The vehicle finally landed in a nearby bush.
The Police upon receiving information, rushed to the scene to convey the driver together with the other occupants who sustained various injuries to the Suhum Government Hospital for treatment.
The body of the deceased was also removed and deposited at the same hospital mortuary for preservation and autopsy
The police then impounded the accident vehicle at the police station as investigations are ongoing.
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