A/R: Policeman run over and killed by a reckless driver

A policeman identified as Corporal Joseph Manu met his untimely death after a Kia Rhino Truck which was driven by Abubakari Dinlad on the Abofour Sawmill to Offinso road in the Ashanti Region run over him.

According to the Police, the Kia Rhino on reaching a section of the road at Napo Junction Abofuor failed brakes and veered off it’s lane and knocked down Joseph Manu who was on motorbike riding from the opposite direction.

In the process, the Kia Rhino hit the front nearside of a Toyota pickup which was also moving towards the Offinso direction.

Joseph Manu was rushed to St. Patrick’s Hospital Masse Offinso for treatment but was clinically pronounced dead on arrival.

Body of deceased deposited at the same hospital mortuary for preservation and autopsy.

Police visited the scene and met the accident vehicles. Efforts are underway to tow the same to the station for testing. The suspect driver in charge the Kia Rhino Abubakari Dinlad has since been arrested and in police custody assisting with investigations.






Mr Riddims

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