7 killed, 8 injured in accident on Cape Coast - Takoradi road
Eight others who sustained injuries are in critical condition at the hospital.
The accident according to eyewitnesses was caused by a speeding Toyota Corolla with registration number WR 452-12.
The Corolla was doing an overtaking in a curve at Komenda Dominase according to the eyewitnesses.
The Western Regional Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) Commander, Chief Supt. R. Appiah told e that the accident occurred at Komenda Dominase at about 2:30pm and that three vehicles were involved.
The Toyota Corolla was heading towards Takoradi while a loaded cement haulage truck with registration number WR 2273-16 was heading towards Cape Coast.
The MTTD commander said in the attempt of the truck driver to avoid a collision with the corolla which was doing the overtaking, he veered into the lane of oncoming vehicles, and collided with a Toyota Hiace “trotro” with registration number GE 4058-12, which was traveling from Cape Coast direction.