Car veers off Ofoase-Ayirebi road into river, drowning driver

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A motorist suspected to be a staff of Ghana Revenue Authority at the Birem Central Municipal Assembly has drowned.

His private vehicle, a Benz car, with registration number GW 9000-W veered of its course and plunged into the Boti River along the Oda-Ofoase-Ayerebi road.

He was said to be heading to Akyem Oda.

Residents along the stretch narrated how they noticed the vehicle take a sharp turn before it veered and plunged into the river.

He was unable to come out of the vehicle whiles many looked on helplessly.

The onlookers said they feared for their lives as they are unable to swim to rescue him.

Help from other residents from the next town, Oda Nkwanta, however, arrived but it was too late.

The body has been deposited at the Oda Government Hospital after doctors there officially declared him dead.

Residents bemoaned the delay in the construction of the Oda-Ofoase-Ayerebi road and demanded that it is fixed immediately.

By Yvonne Neequaye|3news.com|Ghana

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