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Accident kills another woman at Adenta; youth burn tyres to block road

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Madina-Adenta Highway

The incessant deaths on the Madina-Adenta highway keeps increasing as another pedestrian got hit by a speeding vehicle around the Adenta barrier a few moments ago.

The victim, reportedly a woman, died instantly as she was trying to cross the road near the 'uncompleted' footbridge at the West African Senior High School (WASS).

This has led to a protest by the youth in the area as they are burning tyres on the main road to block cars from accessing the route.

Madina-Adenta Highway play

Madina-Adenta Highway


Residents of Adentan have been protesting the lack of footbridges on the road over the past few weeks.

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Two people have been knocked down on the stretch in the last two days, a situation which has angered the residents, who say over 190 lives have been lost in the past year.

Madina-Adenta Highway play

Madina-Adenta Highway


According to the residents, such deaths have become a common occurrence due to the lack of footbridges.

The police and personnel from the Ghana Fire Service are currently at the location to enforce law and order.

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