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Shop attendant dead, 20 injured in multiple vehicle crash at Adeiso

A shop attendant has died while over 20 persons including a pregnant woman have been injured in multiple vehicle crash at Adeiso in Upper West Akyem District in the Eastern Region.

Three of the injured including the pregnant woman are in critical condition hence referred to Nsawam government hospital.

The crashes occured at about 4:00pm Tuesday August 31, 2021 when a Kia truck with registration number GW 1364-12 transporting Sachet water failed brake while descending from Adeiso Police station to town crashing three vehicles.

The impact of the crash forced one of the vehicles to ram into a shop killing a female occupant.

Road accidents have killed a total 342 passengers in the Eastern region from January to July this year

Out of the number ,130 persons were killed in 345 crashes which involved motorcycles and motorized tricycles popularly known as Pragia, compared to 108 passengers killed in 627 accidents cases involved commercial vehicles during same period last year.

Accidents involving private cars claimed 50 lives while 54 pedestrians were crushed to death.

Source: Kasapafmonline.com

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