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Multiple Vehicle accident on Teacher Mante stretch of Accra to Kumasi Highways has led to injuries of drivers and damages to vehicles.
The accidents involved four (4) vehicles, Matrix Salon car with registration number GX 4265-18 with the driver named Isaac Quashie, Howo A7 Trailer with registration number GT 3609-20, Daf Trailer with registration GT 5740-19 fully loaded with bags of cement, and Toyota Hiace with registration number GT 5740 – 19.
According to an eyewitness all the four (4) vehicles were speeding from Accra direction towards Kumasi,
On reaching a section of the road, the trailer slowed down with indicator light that it was negotiating a curve. This caused the driver in charge of the matrix Salon car to slow down.
However, the Daf Trailer failed to reduce speed as a result crushed the Matix Salon car in front of him which made it veered off the main road, and hit the Howo Trailer
The Daf Trailer driver lost control of the steering wheel as a result of the impact hence hit a Toyota Hiace bus which has been packed along the road with no passenger on board.
Both drivers of the two vehicles escaped unhurt except the driver of the Daf Trailer who sustained serious injury and rushed to Nsawam Government Hospital for medical treatment.