Binduri (U/E), Nov. 8, GNA - Miss Safia Abugri, 27, a primary school teacher on Monday died in a fatal motor accident on the Bawku - Zebilla stretch of the Bolgatanga-Bawku road.
The accident occurred on Monday morning at Binduri near the office block of the Binduri District Assembly and the office of the Galvaro construction firm which is also responsible for the construction of the same road.
Miss Abugri was said to have been returning from a relative’s funeral at Bugri and upon reaching the area, met a Mahindra pickup truck which had indicated to turn to the office of the district assembly.
Miss Abugri without noticing the indication hit the bucket of the pickup and fell in front of an oncoming Kia truck from the opposite direction.
The Kia accidentally ran over her killing her at the spot.
Mr Emmanuel Azumah, the Assembly man for the area, said even though the road was a newly constructed one care ought to be taken to safeguard the lives of road users on that stretch.
He proposed that speed ramps and visible road signs be installed in the area.
Superintendent of Police Mr John Kusorbor, the Bawku Municipal Police Commander, described the accident as an unfortunate one and cautioned motorist to desist from over speeding during the Christmas season.
Mr Kusorbor urged motorists to be conversant with road signs and regulations and be patient with every road user to avoid accidents.
The body of Miss Safia Abugri has since been released to the family for burial.