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Tragedy, Gas tanker kills a woman and her child riding motorbike in Bolgatanga.

A woman has been ran over by a gas tanker in Bolgatanga. The gas tanker with the registration number, GT 8243-20 killed the woman and her baby in the early hours of Friday, 9th July 2021.

The deceased, Salamatu Adam a 37 year old woman and her child, Nabel Sakito met thier untimely death while the woman was riding a motorbike with registration number, M-16-UE-4614.

The Public Relations Officer of the Regional Police Command, ASP David Fianko-Okyere, confirmed the incident.

He said the deceased was riding her motorbike with three of her children, she was sending them to s school. The gas tanker which was behind the woman blew a horn which scared the woman. The woman then lost control and run into a tricycle in front of her.

She then fell on the road of the gas tanker and the car ran on her and the seven months old baby. Her other two children on the bike fell by the road side and sustained injuries.

The police said the body of the two have been deposited at the Regional hospital morgue. The drivers involved in the accident have been detained at the police station to assist with investigations.

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Bolgatanga David Fianko-Okyere GT Nabel Sakito Regional Police Command

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