Police Commander urge drivers to avoid speeding and overtaking


The Nsawam District Police Commander, Superintendent Marian Osei Adu, has warn drivers against over-speeding and overtaking, in other to limit the rate of accidents in Ghana.

She highlighted that road accidents and unnecessary loss of lives have skyrocketed in recent times, promoting a quick response to curb the menace, so as to save the lives of Ghanaians. She noted that all drivers must be vigilant and ensure that they obey the road signs while driving.

This warnings were dished out when she visited the accident scene at Akwamu, near Nsawam in the Eastern Region over the weekend where two Urvan passenger cars collided.

The accident claimed the life of a 70-year-old woman, while other 11 persons who sustained various degrees of injuries including; the drivers of the two cars were sent to the Nsawam Government Hospital for treatment.

Supt Adu said the body of the deceased had been deposited at the Nsawam Government Hospital mortuary for autopsy and identification, while the Police continued with their investigations.