Regional news for Saturday, September 18, 2021
• The driver of the tanker reported to the police
• The deceased was sitting on a motorcycle without a helmet
• Police expressed concern about the level of indiscipline on the Obom-Amasaman road
The driver of a tanker reported to the police after accidentally hitting a woman on the Obom-Amasaman section in the Central region.
The woman, who is believed to have died instantly, has been identified as Magasuba Mariam, 39.
Police said she was sitting on a motorcycle without a protective helmet when the accident occurred.
Central East Police Deputy Commander ACP Oduro Amaning in an interview with Citi News described the driver’s decision to report himself to the police as a smart move.
“At the scene, people were saying that the driver had fled, but I ask them to take their time because when we arrived at the police station, the driver had reported himself to the police because he himself was looking at the street. scene and crowd at that location, it was not prudent for him to stay there. So he was smart to know that the police station was the safest place for him.
He further expressed his concern about the level of indiscipline on the Obom-Amasaman route and urged riders to wear their helmets to minimize the injuries they sustain in the event of an accident.
“They know it is an offense to sit on a motorcycle without wearing a helmet. So with this we warn them that they have to wear their hard hat so that in the event of an accident they are safe, ”said ACP Oduro Amaning.