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Dying passenger ‘thrown out’ of commercial vehicle on Accra to Kumasi Highway

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According to reports, a dying passenger was reportedly thrown out of a commercial vehicle on Wednesday on the Accra-Kumasi Highway’s Akyem Apedwa junction section in the Eastern region.

According to a report by StarrFM, the passenger, identified as 40-year-old Henry Owusu Agyemang Ankobea, who was said to be traveling from Asante Bekwai to Accra, was allegedly removed from the vehicle he was aboard after his health situation worsened and he began gasping for breath.

A witness helped the man, who was clearly dying, cross the street in an effort to find a good Samaritan who could provide him emergency medical attention, but the man suddenly passed out.

Sadly, the passersby and hawkers along the road were afraid to get closer to him for fear of incrimination.

No.42810 The scenario was discovered by Detective Sergeant Bright Armah, a police officer assigned to the Apedwa police station but on study leave. He saved the dying passenger from the side of the road and transported him to the Apedwa Health Center. . His blood sugar level was about 26 mmol/L.

At around 8:30 p.m., he was immediately referred to visit Kibi Government Hospital.

“In Apedwa Junction, at 4:30 p.m., I came across a sick passenger who, according to eyewitnesses, had been left behind by the commercial vehicle he was riding in. They helped him cross the street to the other side, but when he fell to the ground and died, everyone else was powerless and scared.

“So as soon as I got there, I rented a taxi and brought him to Apedwa Health Center, but in the evening, around 8:00pm, he was sent to Kibi Government Hospital. Detective Sergeant Armah said to Starr News Eastern Regional Correspondent Kojo Ansah, “He had approximately Ghc300 in his pocket, so I utilised part of it for the hospital charges.

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The police officer took the unlocked Samsung Galaxy 9 mobile phone of the critically ill patient to search and call his relatives to inform them about the situation

“So I called the family members, I called one man who gave his identity as Military officer and said the man was his cousin. Unfortunately, the man died at dawn before the arrival of the family members the next morning and the body deposited at Kibi mortuary,” the Police officer said.

The deceased family members arrived at the hospital in a Landcruiser Vehicle for the necessary arrangement to transport the body to Asante Bekwai.

Management of the Kibi government hospital confirmed the incident and efforts made the passenger which were unsuccessful.

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