Tree kills a student at GHANASS: 6 others injured

A male student has died, with six others injured, after a tree fell at the Ghana Senior High School, Koforidua, in the Eastern Region.

Confirming the incident to Citi News, the Effiduase District Police Commander, ASP Dan Yaaro, said “Yes, I can confirm the accident at Koforidua Ghana Senior High School, which occurred last[Saturday] night. We are currently in the school conducting investigations into the incident, and we will address the media at the appropriate time.”

Citi News’ Eastern Regional correspondent, Neil Nii Amatey Kanarku, reported that “a first year general arts student of Frempong Mposu house in the school, was hit to the ground by the fallen tree and didn’t survive.”

He further stated that, the “six other injured students were sent to the St. Joseph’s Roman Hospital for treatment.”

A student, who witnessed how the incident occurred said : “The tree just fell and about six people got injured. There were a lot of people there, but most of them managed to run away so they were not affected.”

By: Marian Ansah/