Death of 6 persons on Asikuma-Peki Highway: driver remanded

The driver, who allegedly crashed two police personnel and four others to death, in a gory accident on the Asikuma-Peki Highway, in the Volta Region, last Sunday, has been remanded in police custody.

Kwame Nkorouma, who was charged with careless and inconsiderate driving and negligently causing harm, appeared before the District Magistrate Court, presided by Ms Felicia Gandedzi, in Peki.

Nkorouma, whose plea was not taken would re-appear on March 2,2022.

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Volta Regional Police Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) EffiaTenge, confirmed the story to the Ghanaian Times.

She said two of the injured passengers on Ford Transit bus were still on admission at the Peki Government Hospital.

Meanwhile, one person also on the bus has been transferred to Ho Teaching Hospital for further treatment and two more victims have been discharged.

The Ghanaian Times in its Tuesday February 15,2020, issue, reported that two police men and four persons were killed and others injured in a gory accident, when a Ford Bus collided head-on with a motor cycle on the Asikuma-Peki-Kpeve Highway, on Sunday.

The policemen have been identified as Constable Richard Dadzie and Corporal Evans Quansah of Peki Police Station and the other four deceased, three males and a female, were yet to be identified.

BY ANITA NYARKO-YIRENKYI

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