Robbers shoot ambulance driver transporting woman in labour to hospital

A group of Highway armed robbers have on Thursday, 4 February, 2020, shot an ambulance driver who was transporting a woman in labour from the Akuse Government Hospital to the Eastern Regional Hospital, Koforidua.

The incident occurred at about 1am, when the Ghana Ambulance Service driver refused to stop when he bumped into a highway robbery operation on the Somanya to Adukrom road.

The armed robbers then opened fire and shot the driver in the head.

He was taken to the Tetteh Quarshie Memorial Hospital by a Police Patrol Team together with the woman in labour.

The driver has since been referred to the Korle-bu teaching hospital.

According to sources, the Driver works with the Yilo Krobo Constituency Ambulance Service

He is currently in critical condition.


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