3 perish in gory accident on Sogakope road

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Three persons have died in a ghastly road crash that occurred at Vume near Sogakope, on the Accra-Sogakope highway.

The incident occurred at about 6:30 pm on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.

The deceased persons, who are yet to be identified, were plying the route in a tricycle (aboboya) when an over-speeding vehicle from the Sogakope direction with registration number GW 8151-18 collided with the tricycle killing all three persons on the spot.

Starr News reported that the vehicle was being driven by Dabala junction-based customs officers who were pursuing another vehicle suspected to be carrying some smuggled goods.

According to some witnesses, some youth in the area, who became agitated over the incident, set the vehicle ablaze, a situation that forced the deployment of some military and police personnel to the scene to restore calm.

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