Two motor riders have been crashed to death by an overtaking VIP bus with registration number GT 5416-20 in Techiman-Tanoso of the Bono East region
The driver of the Bawku bound bus, Azumbire Atiah attempted to over take another vehicle in the middle of the town, crashing down the two on-coming motor riders who were shortly pronounced dead upon arrival at Holy family hospital in Techiman.
The two young men, Ibrahim Alhassan and Pillion-Fosu Frederick, 19 and 20 year old respectively met their untimely death when they bumped into the speeding bus which went off its lane in an attempt to overtake a vehicle closely ahead within township of Tanoso in the Techiman Municipality.
This brings the number to 3 in three weeks after a 55-year old pedestrian Kojo Melekoh who was returning from funeral ceremony of his relative was crashed to death in a similar manner on 30th October, 2021 at 19:00 hours GMT
Confirming the incident to filasconews Issah Nabila Salifu, Bono East regional MTTD commander Chief Superintendent Daniel Oppong Asirifi revealed the 28 year old VIP driver Azumbire Atiah engaged in wrongful overtaking leading to the crash of the two boys who were on errand mission.
Rampancy of car crashes in this stretch of the Kumasi-Techiman highway has been a prevailing phenomenon over the years claiming several lives mostly among the youth and destruction of properties worth millions of Cedis as a result of reckless driving through the township of Tanoso
Assembly man for Ahenfie electoral area Zachariah Muhammed popularly known as “Don’t go there” highlighted sequence of events regarding the unfortunate happenings in the town During an interview with Issah Nabila Salifu.
He said countless efforts have been made to get authorities concerned intervene but is yet to witness a positive reaction which would bring lasting solution to the frightening situation. he therefore appeals for serious attention to their predicament by government.
Assembly member for Tanoso Ahenfie electoral area, Zachariah Muhammed. known as “Don’t go there”
The incident occured on Friday November 19, 2021 at 20:30 hours GMT at the said area.
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024 540 4939