22 die in road crashes in Wenchi


A total of 22 people died in road crashes between January and November this year at Wenchi Methodist Hospital in the Wenchi Municipality of Bono Region, mynewsgh, reports.

Principal Health Information Officer of the Wenchi Methodist Hospital, Mr Owusu Abroquah confirmed the number of casualties in an interview on Tuesday December 24,2019.

Comparison the figure to 2018, he said 10 people were killed in road crashes as at 31st December 2018.

“A total of 278 road conditions were recorded in 2018 from January 1, to 31st December, last year while 208 cases have been recorded between January and November this year” Mr Owusu Abroquah explained.

According to him, 29 referral cases were recorded last year while 26 cases of such have been recorded between January and November this year.

“Motorcycle collision incidents tops all road crashes both this year and last year. 223 Motorcycle collision incidents were recorded in 2018 while vehicles involved in the crashes were 55. Between January and November this year the facility recorded 165 Motorcycle and 43 vehicles collision incidents”, he added

The Principal Health Information Officer also explained that as at the year ended 31st December,2018 the Wenchi Methodist Hospital recorded a total of 514 accident victims and 493 victims between January and November this year.

The injuries include Head injuries, spinal cord, ankle fracture, tibia among others.

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