An accident case that occurred between a passenger car and Takner containing fuel has been reported to be fatal causing the death of some passengers at Osamkrom, located in the Gomoa Central District.
This sad incident happened at the prison’s junction in Osamkrom, where gas tanker which was heading towards Swedru to unload gas, fell on the passenger car, directed towards Winneaba from Swedru, that accidentally landed in a ditch.
This was terrible as the Gas Tanker landed over the passenger car in the same ditch which made it difficult for the victims trapped in the ditch to be removed on time, extending it to about four hours period in attempting to save the casualties.
According to Benjamin Kojo Oto, ” Gomoa Central’s District Chief Executive, some passengers lost their lives in the accident whereas others got severely injured. He further indicated that both the survivors and the perished victims were taken to the hospital for treatment and preservation of dead bodies in the mortuary.
The Ghana National Fire Service explained that the total number of individuals involved in the accidents with total death and surviving figures are yet to be revealed.
Cynthia Morrison “Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection” in order to protect the welfare of her people, advised drivers, to drive with caution, and to adhere to the road safety precautions in order to avoid accidents in this rainy season.
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