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29.05.2007 General News

Driver's crave for bush meat results in accident


A driver's crave for bush meat resulted in an accident at Akyem Asuboa in the Birim South District last Monday that resulted in 15 passengers sustaining injuries.

Two of the passengers are on admission at the Akyem Oda Government hospital while the rest were treated and discharged.

Assistant Superintendent of Police Sampson Agbeko, the Akyem Oda Divisional Crime Officer said that Acheampong Larbi, the driver a bus traveling from Akyem Oda to Accra, spotted an animal on the road and killed it.

He reversed the vehicle to pick the carcass, leaving the bus' headlights on.

Mr Agbeko said Mohammed Dibrah, who was driving another vehicle from the opposite direction, grazed its side and Larbi's vehicle somersaulted several times and fell into a ditch.

The crime officer said the accident was being investigated for the appropriate charge to be preferred against Larbi.

Source: GNA