Two student of the University of Ghana Lordina Fobih and her classmate, Derby Akosua Denkyira Benaye, both 19, and former students of Holy Child School in Cape Coast, died instantly in the accident that occurred in the early hours of Friday morning, around 1.30am. According to reports the girls died on the spot after garbage truck coming from Madina to Accra ran into their taxi.
Both students are level hundred students of the University of Ghana; an eye witness said on Radio XYZ that “the traffic light was showing amber continuously. The taxi was moving from Okponglo to the University of Ghana and the Garbage truck was moving from Madina to Accra so at the traffic light both did not stop.”
“As a result, the truck hit the side of the taxi and rammed it into one of the traffic lights”.
The driver of the taxi cab survived the accident and is receiving treatment after he sustained some serious injuries. He has also been put in the custody of the Police. May their souls rest in peace