A long vehicle truck has crushed three persons on a motorbike to death at Asuboi a Community along the Accra to Kumasi Highway.
The accident occurred Saturday at about 4:00 am.
The deceased persons including a final year Junior High School student were returning from a funeral wake-keeping at Ayeh a nearby community.
Information gathered indicates that the motor rider overtook the truck at the pedestrian walkway but toppled over after crashing into a stone forcing the motorbike to crash in front of the truck which runs over and killed all three male victims instantly.
Nana Ohene Kwadwo Kyidomhene of Asuboi said “the victims are all from Anom a suburb of Asuboi. Two of them are siblings while the other is a cousin of a fetish priest in the community. One of the victims is a JHS final year student preparing to write his final exams”.
The mutilated bodies of the deceased persons have been deposited at Suhum government Hospital
Road crashes killed a total of 342 passengers in the Eastern region from January to July this year.
Out of the number, 130 persons were killed in 345 crashes which involved motorcycles and motorized tricycles popularly known as Pragyia compared to 108 passengers killed in 627 accidents cases involved commercial vehicles during same period
Crashes that involved private cars claimed 50 lives while 54 pedestrians were crushed to death.