Nursing mother crushed to death in accident

A nursing mother has been crushed to death in an accident at Gomoa Mpota, near Gomoa Mampong, on the Kasoa Winneba Highway in the Central Region, on Tuesday.

The two-year-old baby girl of the woman and driver of a pick-up vehicle, are in critical condition.

The accident involved an Ivory Coast cargo truck with registration number LND 106 X-Z , and Kia pick-up with registration number GR 3934-Z.

Police report indicated that the truck developed a fault, but the driver failed to put a warning triangle behind the vehicle as required.

According to the Winneba Police, the pick-up hit the back of the cargo truck, which led to the death of the nursing mother.

The driver of the pick-up and the girl who are in critical condition are currently receiving treatment at Winneba Trauma and Specialist Hospital.

This comes barely days after 10 people died in an accident over the weekend in the region.

Following the deaths from the accidents in the Central, Eastern and Upper East, calls have intensified for the construction of dual-carriage ways for the country’s major roads.-myjoyonline

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