50 people injured in Kasoa-Weija road accident

Story: News Desk

About 50 church members of Resurrection Power New Generation Church have sustained various degrees of injuries following an accident involving four cars.

The incident happened at Menskrom Weija Junction on the Accra-Kasoa highway, on Sunday, June 4, 2023.

The four cars were  a Tata bus, which carried the members of the Resurrection Power New Generation Church, an old Benz, KIA Rio taxi and a Toyota Vitz belonging to a police officer.

Eyewitnesses claimed that the police officer, who was driving from Kasoa tollbooth to Accra, made a wrong overtaking and in the process crossed the bus; resulting in the accident.

Upon getting to the Weija junction traffic light, the police officer’s car run into the church bus, which also crashed into two other vehicles parked along the shoulders of the road.

In an interview with the mrdia, some of the eyewitnesses blamed the police officer in the Toyota Vitz for the accident.

An eyewitness said two of the church members were  feared dead while many of them were seriously injured.

The bus was carrying about 50 passengers including children. A taxi driver, whose car was affected, also blamed the accident on the police officer.

Personnel of the Ghana Fire Service and the police team were at the scene to ensure the free flow of traffic.

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