1 dead, others in critical condition after police chased driver over nose mask


A 65 year old Addai Fremah has been confirmed dead after police chased commercial (Trotro) driver at Kwabre Kenyase in the Kwabre East District of the Ashanti Region over the driver’s failure to wear nose mask.

The unfortunate incident which happened Tuesday May 19, 2020 have left five (5) in critical condition after the driver into a parked truck.

Son of the deceased Addai Francis who confirmed the death of his mother to Pure FM’s Osei Kwadwo explained that “my mother, my sister and my brother in-law were coming from Kenyase Abrem to Atonsu to visit my brother’s wife. All the passengers were wearing nose mask expect the driver”.

According to Addai Francis, “the Police chased the driver with a police branded Toyota pickup for failure to wear a nose mask. The driver on top speed couldn’t control the car and ran into a parked articulator”.

“My mum was in critical condition after the incident because she was sitting at the back of the driver. She was confirmed dead this dawn and my sister and her husband including the driver and other passengers are in critical condition”.

The body of the deceased has been deposited at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) Morgue while the injured are receiving treatment at Kenyase hospital.

All efforts to get Kenyase police for respond to the issue have proved futile.

Source: Osei Kwadwo


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