A police officer with the name Faustina Bekoe has been killed in a gory car accident at Akyem Asafo stretch of the Accra to Kumasi Highway in the Eastern Region alongside three others.
According to reporters, a Nissan Urvan mini bus with registration number GW 7022 – 20 was being driven by 53-year-old Barfour Asare, with passengers on board from Accra towards Nkawkaw direction.
On reaching a section of the road at Akim Asafo near Suhum on the Accra-Kumasi highway, the driver alleged the rear offside tyre of his vehicle got burst hence lost control of the steering wheel and the vehicle knocked and killed the male adult pedestrian then crashed into a stationary Man Diesel truck with registration number GE 4129 X which was parked at a mechanic Shop at the roadside.
It is said that, the police officer who was on board the vehicle died at the spot.
A pedestrian with the name Thomas Aggrey and a passenger Juliana Nyanteh were pronounced dead on reaching the hospital.
Many other passengers sustained varying degrees of injuries and were rushed to nearby hospitals at Akyem Osiem for treatment.
The bodies of the deceased persons have been deposited at the Suhum Government hospital mortuary for preservation and autopsy.