Four in coma, several injured in Nsawam accident
General News of Saturday, 29 April 2017
Four persons are in coma while about 13 others are seriously injured in a gory accident which occurred Saturday morning near Nsawam on the Accra-Kumasi stretch of the Highway.
The victims have been rushed to the Nsawam government hospital for treatment. The accident involved a Sprinter passenger vehicle from heading to Accra from Kumasi.
According to eyewitnesses, the accident occurred when the driver of the sprinter vehicle attempted to regain control of his vehicle after bursting a tyre. The vehicle reportedly somersaulted a number of times before landing in a nearby bush.
The injured are mostly women and their little children. Residents living around the accident scene went to the rescue of the victims and helped remove those trapped in the car.
Starr News Eastern regional Correspondent, Kojo Ansah, who has visited the scene reports that the sprinter vehicle has been mangled. He said stains of blood were seen at the scene.