A 20-year-old female first-year student of Asesewa Senior High School in the Eastern region has died in an accident on her way home from a nightclub.
Before her death, Batsa Florence was studying Home Economics at the school.
According to starrfm.com.gh, she died in a tragic motorcycle accident at Mampong on the Somanya to Odumase krobo road.
The deceased, who was on vacation as a result of the double-track SHS policy, was on a motorbike with her female friend and the motor rider heading home from Memorial nightclub in Somanya at about 2:00 am when the accident occurred, the news website reports.
The motor rider, identified as Tetteh Patrick Lawer, said that an oncoming vehicle suddenly veered off into the lane they were using.
In his attempt to avoid a head-on collision, the motorcycle crashed, leading to the death of Florence on the spot.
It is reported that the rider and the other pillion rider sustained serious injuries and are on admission at St Martin’s De Porres Hospital in Argomanya.
The remains of the deceased student have been deposited at the morgue of the same hospital where the injured are receiving treatment.
The Headmaster of Asesewa Senior High School Paul Okoto confirmed to Starr News, saying the family had visited the school on Wednesday to officially inform management about the death of their ward.
The deceased is expected to be buried on Friday, according to her uncle, identified as Mr.Partey.