The driver of the Articulator truck whose “recklessness” caused the death of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for Yapei-Kusawgu, Abu Kamara and two others has been arrested.
The driver of the truck, Abass Mohammed with registration number AS 3459-13 is currently in the custody of the Police in Tamale assisting in investigations.
Abass is alleged to have on reaching a section of the road at Datoyilli on the Tamale – Kintampo highway veered off his lane into the opposite direction and collided with the oncoming Toyota Highlander with registration number GE 180-17.
The impact of the collision killed three of the four occupants in the Toyota Highlander on the spot.
The deceased have been identified as Abu Kamara, the NPP Parliamentary Candidate for Yapei – Kosawgu Constituency, Kotochi Joshua, and Awal Adam.
The fourth person Fuseini Kotochi is currently responding to treatment at the Tamale Teaching Hospital(TTH).
Meanwhile, the mortal remains of the deceased have been released to their family members for the necessary funeral arrangements.