Woman, 59, Killed In Accident


A 59 YEAR old woman has sadly died after she was accidentally knocked down by a moving vehicle whilst crossing the road.

The incident reportedly happened at the Sofoline bus stop in Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital, on Saturday around 5am.

The body of the deceased, who has since been identified as Agnes Owusu, has been placed in a morgue for preservation and autopsy.

According to the Suame Divisional Police report, which has been sighted by the DAILY GUIDE, Adjei Andrews Patrick, the suspected driver, has been detained.

“On 11/05/2024 about 0510 hours Suspect driver Adjei Andrews Patrick, aged 40, was driving a Toyota Sienna private with registration No. GC 1862-09 from Asuoyeboah towards Bekwai roundabout.

“On reaching a section of the road at Sofoline bus stop he knocked down a female adult pedestrian by name Agnes Owusu, aged 59, who was crossing from the offside.

“She sustained injuries and was rushed to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital for treatment where she was pronounced dead on arrival”, the report said.

The police said the body has been deposited at same hospital mortuary for preservation and autopsy,  “Suspect driver detained whilst accident vehicle impounded for investigation.”


FROM I.F. Joe Awuah Jnr., Kumasi