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Gomoa Mpota Accident: One dead, 2 in critical condition

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A 39-year-old woman name yet to be identified died at a spot leaving two persons in critical condition during a road accident at Gomoa Mpota in the Central Region this morning

A 2-year-old baby girl and the driver now battling for their lives as a result of the accident that happened at Gomoa Mpota near Gomoa Mampong on the Kasoa-Cape Coast highway

According to the information, Ivory Coast Cargo truck with registration number LND106XZ fully loaded with Goods from Accra toward Winneba developed a fault on the highway at Gomoa Mpota and a Kia Coaster truck with registration number GR 3934-21 from Kasoa direction hit the back of the parked Cargo truck because there was no warning sign at the back of the faulty Cargo Truck

The two injured persons have been admitted to Winneba Trauma and Specialist hospital for treatment whiles the body of the deceased has also been deposited at the hospital

That Gomoa area has witnessed two serious road accidents within 24 hours

Ten(10) people were confirmed dead and many in critical condition when two buses made wrong overtaken and collided at Gomoa Mampong on the Kasoa – Winneba Highway in the Central Region yesterday on the same stretch road.

In that accident, the information gathered indicated that a lorry branded with an inscription ‘Boss Bus’ with the Registration GN 4741-10 was coming from Takoradi to Accra whiles another lorry branded with an inscription ‘Diploma Bus’ with the Registration Gs 6262-19 was also coming from Accra to Ivory Coast

One of the passengers who survived in the Boss Bus, Emmanuel Quaicoo in an interview with Mireku Nyampong highlighted that both drivers made wrong overtaken and in the process collided leading to many death at a spot and others in critical condition

Giving the gender breakdown of the dead, Winneba Municipal Fire Commander D01 Henry Asiedu confirmed that 10 people have died which comprises 6 men and four females.

Winneba MTTD Commander ASP Bertha Boguu charged drivers to desist from wrongful overtaking to avoid an accident on the roads

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