A family of six have perished following a vehicle accident that occurred on the Kumasi Nkawie Sefwi highway on the evening of Saturday, January 8, 2022.
The victims, including a couple, their Mother In-law and three children, were returning from a wedding when they met their untimely deaths.
According to reports, the husband, who was driving a Honda Civic vehicle in which they were travelling, attempted an overtaking and saw another vehicle approaching him with equal speed.
In an attempt to swerve, they landed in a nearby river and got drowned in the process.
The Ashanti Regional Police MTTD commander Chief Superintendent, Adu-Boahen, who confirmed the incident to EIB News’ Ashanti Regional correspondent Isaac Justice Bediako said:
“Yes the report on the accident has come to my attention. That six people have died in the Nkawie area. Investigation have commenced. I’m yet to received fact on the accident from my officers on the ground”.
One of the victims, Eunice Maame Fosua, was a Community Health nurse with Forifori Health Center in Afram Plains South District in Eastern region but currently on study leave studying post-basic midwifery.
Starrfm.com.gh reported a close friend of the perished family as saying, the family “attended the wedding of Eunice’s sister-in-law (that is her husband’s sister ). They were six (6) in the car and all of them couldn’t make it. Eunice, the husband, Eunice’s mother, their child and two other children.”