Tragic Motor Accident Claims Two Lives in Wassa Amenfi East

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A tragic motor accident in Wassa Amenfi East has claimed the lives of two individuals. The accident occurred on Sunday at approximately 4:30pm in the Wassa Ntwentwena area, along the Dunkwa to Bogoso highway.

According to reports, the accident involved two motorbikes and a passenger vehicle. The initial collision occurred when one of the motorbikes attempted to overtake the other. The two motorcyclists, identified as Kofi Mensah and Kwame Ogange, both in their 40s, fell into the middle of the road.

Tragically, an oncoming passenger vehicle failed to avoid the fallen motorcyclists, resulting in a head-on collision. Kofi Mensah and Kwame Ogange sustained severe head injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene.

Casualties and Injuries:

Fatalities: Kofi Mensah and Kwame Ogange
Injuries: Other passengers on the motorbikes involved in the accident sustained injuries.

Cause of the Accident:

Preliminary investigations suggest that the accident was caused by reckless overtaking. The motorcyclist who attempted to overtake failed to properly assess the oncoming traffic, resulting in the collision.

Aftermath:

The bodies of the deceased have been deposited at a nearby hospital for autopsy and preservation. The injured passengers are receiving medical attention.

Community Response:

The accident has sent shockwaves through the community of Wassa Amenfi East. Residents are mourning the loss of Kofi Mensah and Kwame Ogange, who were well-known and respected members of the community.

Call to Action:

Hon. Emmanuel Akwesi Oduro, Assemblyman for the Wassa Saa electoral area, has urged motorists to exercise caution and obey traffic regulations. He emphasized the importance of responsible driving to prevent future tragedies.

The motor accident in Wassa Amenfi East is a sad reminder of the dangers of reckless driving. The loss of two lives highlights the need for increased awareness and enforcement of traffic laws. The community mourns the passing of Kofi Mensah and Kwame Ogange, and offers its condolences to their families and loved ones.

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