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Bolga: Mother, daughter killed in tricycle and truck accident

A mother and her daughter have been killed in an accident in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region.

The accident involved a DAF truck, which was loaded with onions and a tricycle.

The accident happened Tuesday evening and killed the mother and her 8-month-old baby who were on the tricycle.

The accident happened around 5 pm at the traffic light close to the offices of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust off the Bolgatanga-Navrongo highway.

The rider of the tricycle with registration number M-20-UE 647, which was carrying food items together with the deceased, was moving from the main station direction towards Tanzui while the truck with registration number GT 5684 W was from Burkina Faso towards Bolgatanga.

The accident happened at the intersection.

A third passenger sustained severe injuries and is currently responding to treatment at the Bolgatanga Regional hospital.

The driver of the truck is currently in police custody assisting with investigations.

Source: Graphic Onlne

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