A 31-year-old teacher of the Ghana National College in Cape Coast, Sheila Afful, met her untimely death on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 after a vehicle which was being driven by a police officer run her over.
The driver, Lance Corporal Euodia Adu Gyamfi of the Twifo Praso police station, was driving a Toyota Corolla saloon car with registration number GG 3680-18 with one person on board.
According to the Central Regional Police Command, the vehicle which was descending from the administration block of the Ghana National College Secondary School towards the school’s main gate, veered off its lane, crushed a tree, somersaulted, and ran over the teacher who was walking along the road.
The driver and the passenger together with the teacher were rushed to the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital for treatment, where Sheila Afful was pronounced dead on arrival.
“The police officer has been discharged and is assisting with investigations. The Central Regional Police Command visited the school on Friday, June 4, 2021, and assured the authorities of its commitment to the case,” the Central Regional Police P.R.O, DSP Irene Oppong said.