A police officer has been crushed to death during night duty at a police checkpoint at Kantanka Junction on the Winneba to Kasoa Highway in the Central Region.

The Incident happened on Friday June 21, 2024 at around 11PM.

Information gathered by GHOne News Yaw Boagyan indicates that the accident involved three vehicles – Kia Truck with regulation number GR-6419-N, a trailer with registration number GE-5468-22 and a Fuel tanker GY-2186-13.

The over speeding Kia Truck which was heading towards Mankessim Road is said to have hit the police Checkpoint barricade and hit the trailer and the fuel tanker which was packed on the road and run over the police officer.

It is believed the driver of the Kia Truck driver was sleeping while driving causing the accident.

Three persons who were on board sustained injuries.and are receiving treatment at the Winneba Trauma and Specialist Hospital.

Meanwhile, the body of the deceased police officer has aalso been deposited at the same hospital Mortuary for autopsy and preservation.

The case has been reported to the police for investigation.

Source: Kasapafmonline.com/Yaw Boagyan