2 boy cyclists killed by bus

Two boys, who were knocked down by a bus on Monday on the Yamoransa-Abura Dunkwa road in the Central Region, and in critical condition at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, have died.

They have been identified as Yaw Mensah and Yaw Acquah.

The boys, together with a third victim, who is reported to be battling for his life, were cycling towards Batanyaa on the Yamoransa-Abura Dunkwa Road when they were knocked off the road by the bus.

According to eyewitness, the victims after being run over by the car with registration number GE-7915-19 were left on the road for several minutes.

“The driver of a private vehicle was attracted to the sound of a ringing tone of a phone belonging to one of the deceased. He drew closer and saw the three lying by the roadside in a pool of blood.,” the eyewitness said.

 A surviving victim, and the three others were later taken to the Abura Dunkwa Government Hospital before being transferred to the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, where the two boys were pronounced dead.

The bodies of the boys have been deposited at the Cape Coast Hospital mortuary while the injured victim was said to be receiving treatment.-

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