Accident At Achimota Claims The Life Of One And Leaves Many Injured

Accra, March 8, 2023 – A tragic accident occurred earlier today in the heart of Accra, leaving one person dead and several others injured.

According to eyewitnesses, the accident occurred at around 1:00 PM on the N1 Highway, near the Achimota Overpass. A green cargo truck, traveling at a high speed, lost control and veered off the road, crashing into several other vehicles on the highway.

The impact of the crash was devastating, causing extensive damage to the vehicles involved. One of the vehicles, a silver SUV, was crushed underneath the weight of the cargo truck. The driver of the SUV, identified as Kwesi Ofori, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Several other passengers in the other vehicles suffered varying degrees of injuries and were rushed to the nearby hospital for medical attention. Their current conditions are unknown at this time.

The Ghana Police Service arrived at the scene shortly after the accident and worked tirelessly to clear the wreckage and restore order to the busy highway. Traffic was brought to a standstill for several hours, causing major delays and inconveniences for motorists and commuters.

The driver of the cargo truck, whose identity is yet to be disclosed, has been arrested and is currently in police custody, pending further investigations.

The Ghana Police Service is reminding all motorists to drive carefully and observe all traffic rules and regulations to avoid such accidents.

Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family and loved ones of the deceased. We wish a speedy recovery to all those who were injured in the accident.

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