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Accident Claims Student Accompanying Tutor To Funeral In Ghana (+PHOTOS)

Ola ‘Kiya, Reporting

A fatal auto accident has claimed a 200 level student of the Damongo Agricultural College in the West Gonja Municipality of Ghana with three others in critical condition.

The motor accident occurred at the abandoned Larabanga portion of the Fufulso-Sawla highway near Larabanga in the Savannah Region.

The critically-injured three persons in the same car have been rushed to the Upper West Regional Hospital alongside the corpse.

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Crash scene

The police in Damongo confirmed the incident.

According to AdomOnline, the vehicle, which registration number had been swiftly removed, had been towed to the Savannah Regional Police Headquarters for further investigation.

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Further reports say the deceased student, simply identified as Gafaru and a native of Wa in the Upper West Region, was among two other students accompanying a tutor to a funeral at Banda Nkwanta in the Bole District.

“A tutor of the College lost a relative in another car accident at Banda Nkwanta and asked them to go with him.

 

“But when they got to the Larabanga side, the road was bad and one of the vehicle’s tyres just burst and somersaulted and Gafaru died on the spot,” the source indicated.

The vehicle, a brand new Toyota pick-up, was the official vehicle of the Principal of the College.

It could not be confirmed if the school’s Principal was onboard the vehicle at the time of the accident.

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