Saturday, January 19, 2013

Tragedy:Two Female University Of Ghana Students Die In Okponglo Accident

Lordina Fobih (right) is daugter of Prof. Dominic Fobih, and friend Derby Benaye died in fatal accident
Lordina Fobih and her classmate, Derby Akosua Denkyira Benaye, both 19, and former students of Holy Child School in Cape Coast, died instantly in the accident that occurred in the early hours of Friday morning, around 1.30am.

The two girls died on the Spot after a garbage truck traveling from Madina to Accra run into their taxi cab heading to the University.

Both Lordina Fobih and Ms. Debbie Akosua Benaya are all level hundred students of the universityAn eyewitness recounted to Radio XYZ that “the traffic light was showing amber continuously. The taxi was moving from Okponglo to the University of Ghana and the Garbage truck was moving from Madina to Accra so at the traffic light both did not stop.”


“As a result, the truck hit the side of the taxi and rammed it into one of the traffic lights”.
The driver of the taxi cab survived the accident and is receiving treatment after he sustained some serious injuries. He has also been put in the custody of the Police.

Source: Peacefmonline and

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