Twenty-two injured as Taxi runs into jubilant crowd
Twenty-two people received various degree of injuries, when a taxi cab drove through a large crowd of supporters celebrating the victory of their Assemblyman, at Ajumako, on Tuesday. The Ajumako District Police Commander Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Mr Seth Tay, who made this known to the Ghana News Agency, at Ajumako, said 18 of the injured were treated and discharged at the Breman Asikuma Catholic Hospital, whilst the rest are still on admission. The Police Commander said on December 28 this year, immediately after the counting of ballot papers, which declared Mr Robert Appiah as the winner of the Ahenbrom electoral area, his supporters started celebrating through the principal streets of the town. He said during the process at about 1930, a taxi cab with registration number GW 51T, drove into the crowd and in the process injuring the 22 supporters. ASP Tay said the driver, Mr Kingsford Esuon, who was driving without lights, is helping the police in their investigations.
Source: Ghana News Agency