Five people including two police officers have lost their lives in an accident on the Asikuma -Kpeve highway.
According to a Police situational report sighted by MyNewsGh.com, suspect Asupah Kwame, aged 25 was driving Ford Transit bus with registration No.GJ 729-21 with seventeen (17) passengers on board travelling from Accra to Kpassa.
Upon reaching a section of the road between Asikuma and Peki on the Asikuma -Kpeve highway, one of the tyres of the ford got burst and the vehicle veered into the opposite lane. The vehicle crushed head-on with an APSONIC motor bike with registration number M-22 VR 4 which was ridden by the Constable Richard Dadzie with pillion rider Corporal. Evans Quansah all of Peki Police Station who were on their way to the Police checkpoint at Opokuase near Asikuma junction.
The two Police officers, three passengers(two males and one female) on board the ford transit bus died on the spot.The injured passengers on board the vehicle including the suspect driver were rushed to the Peki Government Hospital for medical attention whiles the deceased were also sent to the mortuary of the hospital.