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Two dead, five injured in accident at Akyem-Bomso

Two persons are reported dead with five more injured following an accident at Akyem-Bomso in the Eastern Region.

One of the persons who died, a 20-year-old man, reportedly had his head chopped off in the ghastly motorcycle accident.

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The victim, whose name was given as Tawiah, was riding one of four motorbikes that crashed on Saturday afternoon.

Another person, Laphew Obeng, 20, who was also riding a motorbike, died on the spot.

A statement from the Asuom District Police Command mentioned that, the police were called to the scene a few minutes after the accident, to help rescue the victims.

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According to the sitrep, the police found one Royal Motorbike with Registration Number M 21 GR 9666 and an unregistered one.

It further revealed that victims, Michael Asante,18, Samuel Nuamah, 17 and Andrew Keddeh, 20, who were on separate bikes sustained varying degrees of injury.

They were treated and discharged at the Twapease health centre.

Kwaku Amponsah,17 and Jeff, 18 whose legs got fractured were referred to the Asuom Health Centre and Kade Hospital respectively.

Meanwhile the bodies of the deceased have been preserved at Kade Government Hospital awaiting autopsy.

 

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