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One dead, 4 injured in fatal accident on Techiman-Wenchi road

A car crash involving a Benz Sprinter and a taxi cab on the Wenchi – Techiman Highway in the Bono East Region has claimed a life.

The Wenchi District Police Commander, Deputy Superintendent of Police ( DSP) Kofi Odro Amponsah, said his outfit had a distress call about the accident just after the Nkonsia Police Barrier.

This, he said, was on Tuesday evening at about 6:00 pm so they hurriedly rushed to the scene.

According to him, when they got to the scene there was a head-on collision between a Benz sprinter with registration AS 5354 – 20 and Opel Astra taxi also with registration number AS 224 – 12.

DSP Amponsah explained that the Benz Sprinter, which was travelling from Kumasi to Wa, made a wrong overtaking.

“The Driver of the Benz Sprinter heading towards Wa attempted to overtake leading to head-on with the Opel Astra which was heading towards Techi犀利士 man from Wenchi,” he told Adom News.

He said four passengers were in critical condition and were rushed to the Wenchi Methodist Hospital for treatment.

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