Sad Police dispatch rider dies after falling off his motorbike

Narrating the incident, the Public Relations Officer of the Ashanti Regional Coordinating Council (ARCC), Clement Kigeri said the rider was trying to ward off vehicles to ease traffic to allow the Minister’s convoy.

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A police dispatch rider with the Ashanti Regional Motor Transport and Traffic Department of the Ghana Police Service met his untimely death after falling off his motorbike when it hit a pothole.

The 33 year old Corporal Kwaku Duah who hailed from Asante Mampong was returning from Tweapease in the Amansie Central District with the Ashanti Regional Minister on Thursday.

The incident occurred when the regional minster, Peter Anarfi Mensah was in the area to cut the sod for the opening of a new health center.

Narrating the incident, the Public Relations Officer of the Ashanti Regional Coordinating Council (ARCC), Clement Kigeri said the rider was trying to ward off vehicles to ease traffic to allow the Minister’s convoy.

He said the rider in the process bumped into a pothole when he tried to stop an Urvan bus that was blocking their way.

Mr. Kigeri added that the rider began bleeding profusely after he hit his head on the ground.

the regional minister, Kigeri said, helped rushed the victim to the Anhwia-Nkwanta hospital where he was pronounced dead.

His body has since being deposited at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital(KATH) morgue awaiting autopsy.

Meanwhile, the Deputy Ashanti Regional Commander of the MTTD, ASP Charles Ahiamale said his outfit was preparing to meet the deceased’s family officially to announce his death to them.

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