Seven people have been confirmed dead with several others injured in an accident involving at Komenda – Dominase junction.
According to Joy News’ Richard Kojo Nyarko, an articulated truck and three other vehicles were involved in the accident.
Toyota Corolla with registration number WR 452-12 which was heading towards Tarkoradi from Cape Coast and Toyota Hiace Mini Bus with Registration number GE 4058-12 which was also heading towards Cape Coast and a DAF Flat Body Articulated Truck with registration number GT 2273-16 conveying Portland Cement from Takoradi.
The Toyota Corolla Saloon car is said to have veered off the road after it attempted to overtake the Toyota Hiace on a narrow stretch, specifically a curve and ended up veering into the lane of the oncoming articulated truck.
The articulated truck driver in an attempt to prevent a potential head on collision with the saloon car veered off the road and ended up colliding with the oncoming Toyota Hiace killing six people on board including the driver.
The mate of the truck driver also lost his life in the accident with the driver of the Toyota saloon car taking to his heels.
Kojo Nyarko added that, the deceased and those injured were sent to the Cape Coast Teaching hospital and University of Cape Coast hospitals respectively.
Meanwhile, the police is on the manhunt for the driver who caused the accident.