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Disabled mother battles for life after accident involving police vehicle

A 49-year-old disabled mother of two is battling for her life at the Holy Family Hospital at Nkawkaw after she was injured in an accident involving a police vehicle.

A police Tundra vehicle on Sunday evening around 6:40 lost control at Nkawkaw, the capital of the Kwahu West Municipal Assembly in the Eastern Region, and run into about seven cars including the disabled Gladys Biamah, whose wheel chair was shoved into a nearby gutter.

Eyewitnesses told Agoo FM that the driver of the Police vehicle appeared drunk while returning from a funeral in the area. He was allegedly attacked and beaten by residents of before he was handed over to the Police.

The mother of two told Agoo’s Kojo Nyavor on her sick bed that she expects justice from the Police. She expressed worry over how she can get back on her feet and take care of her children after the incident.

“I went for a meeting and on my return the police vehicle clashed with another car which pushed me to a gutter. Later, I realized that I have been admitted to the hospital. I am currently having general pains, suffering from my hand and you know I am a disabled; the strength is not enough to carry on but my God who saved me will surely anoint me with his healing powers. My head hit the ground so I am experiencing a severe headache.

“The doctors here are working tirelessly to help so remember me in your prayers,’’ she recounted.

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