One person is feared dead and six others are in critical condition after a Nissan Urvan passenger vehicle drove into traders selling along the Roman Hill in the Kumasi Metropolis of the Ashanti Region.
The accident occurred on Monday, 23 September 2019, around 10:30 am when the passenger car with registration number AS6403-Y which was being pushed for its engine to start failed to brake after gaining momentum and ran into the traders in the process.
The injured include five females and two males. They were immediately rushed to the Emergency Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital for treatment.
Station Officer at the Manhyia Divisional Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD), Chief Inspector Bernard Ngoah told Kumasi FM’s Elisha Adarkwah that the injured were in critical condition.
He said the driver of the vehicle who sustained less injury has been discharged from the hospital and currently in police custody.
Mr Ngoah said personnel from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) has conveyed the vehicle to their office for technical examination.
Investigations have commenced into the accident.