A road collision involving a tanker and a bullion van belonging to the Bank of Ghana left one person dead, and tons of money bills scattered all over the ground, on Friday, October 4, 2019 along Techiman-Kumasi road.
The money being retrieved and guarded by security personnel
The deceased, Osman Zongo, who died not too long after the crash occurred, was said to be the one driving the tanker. Driver of the bullion van, William Asare, and a young man assisting the tanker driver, Yussif, sustained severe injuries. They were battling for their lives at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi at the time of filing this report. Due to their terrible state after the accident, the victims had to be airlifted to the hospital in a bid to save their lives promptly.
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Money being conveyed in the bullion van were all over the place following the head-on collision. The bills were later retrieved, and taken to the Police Divisional Headquarters. Armed security personnel including police officers and soldiers were positioned on ground to guard the money.
Naijauto found that the total sum of the money was GHS60,500,000, converting to over 4 billion naira.
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