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Father and daughter killed in a Mercedes Benz and Tipper truck collision

Father and daughter killed in a Mercedes Benz and Tipper truck collision

An 80-year-old man and his 23-year-old daughter were killed instantly when their Mercedes Benz collided with a Tipper truck.

The tragic incident occurred on the outskirts of Onwe on the Ejisu-Kuntenase road around 11 a.m. on Monday, January 31.

Kwame Mensah and his daughter, Sarfo Emmanuella, have been identified as the deceased, and their bodies have been deposited at a nearby mortuary.

According to myjoyonline, the driver of the Benz, a Seventh-Day Adventist Church pastor named Richard Obeng suffered serious injuries. According to reports, he is in critical condition and is being treated at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.

The news outlet also stated, the Mercedes Benz with registration GW 7329-X, which was traveling from Onwi to Achina, was negotiating a curve when it veered into the lane of an oncoming Tipper truck.

The fatal incident is said to have occurred less than two minutes after Pastor Obeng picked up Mensah and his daughter. They had stopped by the side of the road for transportation.

The pastor and another passenger who survived the collision were taken to Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital for treatment.

A fire gutted a house in Abuakwa, Atwima Nwabiagya Municipality, Ashanti Region, killing a young woman and her two small daughters.

Abigail Manu, 28, and her two daughters, Nora Yeboah, 9, and Philipa Yeboah, 6, were unable to escape the fire that broke out on Wednesday, February 1, 2023.

According to eyewitnesses, two other family members in the house were able to flee, but the three were trapped inside and died.

According to reports, the fire completely consumed the house in question, but officers from the Ghana National Fire Service were able to prevent it from spreading to neighbouring houses.

“We heard the victims screaming and calling for help, but we were only able to rescue two of the five people trapped in the fire,” said an eyewitness, Stephen Wundomor, to Citi News.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.




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