Cape Coast, Dec. 05, GNA - Three females on board a Toyota Corolla saloon car with registration number GT 9266 Y died on the spot when the car veered off the road and crashed into a coconut tree and the St. Augustine's College fence wall.
They have been identified by the Police as Cecilia Akyere Mensah, 32, Rachel Baaba Justina Mensah, 26, and Priscilla Acheampomah, 22 years who were pronounced dead on arrival by the medical officer on duty.
The deceased were commuting from Bakaano to Ola within Cape Coast Metropolis but crashed their vehicle, which burst a tyre in between the Metropolitan Hospital and the saint Augustine's College on Sunday, December 02, at about 20:40 hrs.
Two others, the driver, Kojo Dadson Essien and Jeffrey Kumi who was also on board the vehicle are responding to treatment at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital.
The Central Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Irene Oppong, confirmed the tragedy to the Ghana News Agency.
The bodies of the deceased had been deposited at the same hospital morgue for autopsy.