A piece of unfortunate news gathered has it that a Ghanaian medical officer with St. Francis-Xavier Hospital in Assin-Fosu has met his untimely demise in a ghastly car accident.
The deceased, Dr. Patrick Yamoah, a gynecologist cum lecturer at the University of Cape Coast Medical School, was travelling from Assin-Fosu in the direction of Kumasi when the incident occurred.
His Nissan Versa automotive with registration number AW-1514-22, collided head-on with a petroleum tanker with registration number GT-8679-22. The tanker was travelling from Wassa Akropong heading in the direction of Assin-Fosu.
According to eyewitnesses, the tanker driver was driving carelessly – “he nearly killed a pragya [auto rickshaw] rider at Asokwa Junction, so we are not surprised about the accident”.
The body of the deceased has been deposited at the New Edubiase Government Hospital for preservation. Meanwhile the driver of the tanker has been arrested by the Adansi Anwiaso Police Command.