Two persons on a commercial motorbike burnt to death in fatal crash with a commercial vehicle. The bodies of the deceased persons-Abigail Mawuli, 24, and Abokyi Michael, 26, have been deposited at the morgue. The rider Kwaku Amponsah, 19, was riding the unregistered Royal motorcycle from Adawso towards the Apasare community with two pillion riders. The motorcycle caught fire after the collision and both riders were burnt beyond recognition.
The second pillion rider Michael AbokyI is on admission at Regional hospital, Koforidua responding to treatment. The accident vehicle has been impounded at the Police station to assist in the investigation. 60 people were killed on roads in the Eastern Region from January to February 13, 2021, in 45 accidents.
Police say motorbikes (Okada)and tricycles) killed 20 out of 60 people who died in the region from January-13, 2021. In all, 45 accidents that were fatal. 45 accidents, 60 people died in Eastern Region in 45 separate accidents. The public should not take it as the police is harassing them, police said.