3 perish after vehicle plunges into river near Enyiresi, EJR
Tragedy struck when a Hyundai Sonata car, bearing the registration number GS 7776-19, met with a devastating accident at Enyiresi along the Accra to Kumasi highway, leading to the untimely demise of three individuals.
The incident unfolded on the fateful evening of Friday, May 19, 2023. Prompt response from the National Ambulance Service and Ghana National Fire Service swiftly led to the recovery of the victims’ bodies, which had tragically plunged into the nearby river.
Eyewitnesses, still reeling from the shock, recounted the heart-wrenching sequence of events that unfolded on that ill-fated day.
The driver of the Hyundai Sonata, in a desperate bid to avert a catastrophic collision with a Sprinter bus that recklessly attempted to overtake another vehicle, lost control of the steering wheel.
The car’s trajectory spiraled out of control, ultimately somersaulting before hurtling into the adjacent river.
Regrettably, this harrowing chain of events resulted in the loss of all three occupants’ lives, casting a dark shadow over what was meant to be a routine journey.
It was a poignant and somber realization that the victims had been en route to Nkoranza in the Bono East Region, bound by the sorrowful duty of laying a beloved mother to rest.
Little did they know that their own lives would be tragically cut short, turning a solemn occasion into an unimaginable tragedy.
As the community mourns the loss of these three precious lives, this incident serves as a stark reminder of the fragility of human existence and the importance of adhering to road safety regulations.
The repercussions of a split-second decision on the road can reverberate far beyond the immediate individuals involved, leaving devastated families and a community in mourning.
May this unfortunate event inspire heightened awareness and a renewed commitment to safe driving practices, as the memory of those lost lives on in the hearts of those they left behind.