A 29-year-old washing bay attendant, Thomas Quansah, has rammed a car into two persons causing major injuries to them.

The victims are currently in a coma.

The incident is reported to have happened at the Eclipse washing bay at Nkroful.

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The washing bay attendant is said to have moved a Hyundai Tucson with registration number GX 2803 – 19, and in the event of driving, he run over the two – a male and a female – who had to be rushed to the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital.

The two were relaxing under a summer hut nearby when the suspect is said to have moved the Hyundai Tuscon car thinking it was in reverse gear and accelerated. Reports say the male victim is likely to be amputated.

The lady is also reported to be in critical condition. Both are on admission at Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital.

Speaking to Starrfm.com.gh, the Acting Head of Road Safety Authority in Western Region, Nana Ekua Ansaah confirmed the incident and added that on the same day another incident involving an unlicensed Washing Bay attendant who also moved a car and hit an 8-year-old boy at Fijai.

She cautioned those in charge of washing bays to ensure only licensed drivers move cars which are brought for washing. She also indicated that those involved are been arraigned before court.