Another pedestrian has been knocked down and killed on the Madina-Adenta highway.
The incident, which happened Thursday afternoon has sparked a spontaneous protest again on the highway by residents in the area.

The residents have blocked the highway as part of the protest burning tyres and making it impossible for vehicles to and from Aburi to use the highway.

The police have since been to the scene to control the protestors but are having a hard time.

The deceased is said to be a 22-year-old female student of the West Africa Senior High School (WASS) who was attempting to cross the highway after going to the school to get registered for the gold track.

Students under the gold track semester system are expected to go to school this weekend.

The body has since been picked up by the Adenta police MTTD in their pick-up,and headed towards the Adenta police station. It is not certain which morgue they are going to deposit it.

 

An eyewitness said when the vehicle knocked down the student at about 4pm, the driver stopped, came out of the car to look at the deceased who was lying in a pool of blood, when the driver saw the crowd approaching and sensing danger, he went back into the vehicle and sped off.

He reportedly went to the police station according to the eyewitness.

A young lady, was on Friday night knocked down by a car on the Adenta stretch of the Madina-Adenta-Aburi highway and killed in a similar way.

The lady, popularly referred to as Ataa, was crossing the highway with the boyfriend at the area near the SDA Intersection when the vehicle knocked her down at about 8pm.

Passers-by claim that another speeding vehicle run over her when she fell upon the first impact.

The protestors blocked the road with tyres.

When the police arrived at the scene to restore law and order, the protesters pelted the police with stones and the police responded with the firing of tear gas canisters, rubber bullets, water cannons and also whipped some of the protesters.

graphic.com