Savannah Region: Truck crashes on-duty policeman to death

The police constable, Ernest Newton Dwamena, died on the spot
The police constable, Ernest Newton Dwamena, died on the spot

Constable Ernest Newton Dwamena died on the spot while on traffic control duty after the truck driver allegedly lost control of the vehicle

A truck driver has crashed a policeman on duty to death in Buipe in the Central Gonja District of the Savannah Region, an official statement said.

The police constable, Ernest Newton Dwamena, formerly with the regional operations department died on the spot while on traffic control duty after the truck driver allegedly lost control of the vehicle.

The incident occurred on Wednesday 29 September 2021.

The police statement said the deputy Savannah Regional Police commander, DCOP Ebenezer Larbi, has since visited the family of Dwamena in Kintampo in the Bono East Region to commiserate with them.

The acting IGP, Dr George Akuffo Dampare, has reportedly reached out to the family on phone and extended the condolences of the police administration to them.

The police administration has given a firm assurance that the circumstances leading to the death of the officer will be investigated thoroughly.

Tahiru Abdul-Washiru, Savannah Region correspondent

Asare Solomon Aristocrat
Asare Solomon Aristocrat

I’m Solomon, the CEO of Voix Of Ghana Media ( VOG MEDIA, and Aristocrat Charity Foundation ( ACF). Aside blogging, I am also a Forester, Philanthropist, a Publicist, and a Promoter.

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