Today seems to be a tragic day for the Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology (KNUST) as 2 final year students passes away in a gory accident and another who also fell from first floor of Unity Hall after falling unconscious.
The two students involved in the fatale were among a group of five (5) final year students driving along the Brunei-Ahinsan road.
According to the University Relations Officer of the KNUST, Dr. Daniel Norris Bekoe said the first incident occurred when a car with five students run into a tree around 3 am. Two died at the spot while 2 were hospitalized and the last one is fine but undergoing medical check up.
He also said, the police are investigating the cause of death.
While the two students were hospitalized, another student who happened to be in first year also passed on after falling from first floor in the traditional Unity Hall. The student was said to have gone to visit a friend when he collapsed, fell on the stairs of the first floor and hit the head against the wall. He was rushed to the hospital and gave up the ghost.
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“Around 11am, we learnt of another incident where a Level 100 student went to the Unity Hall to visit a friend and while they were having a conversation, I think he passed out and fell on the staircase of the first floor and then hit the head against the wall. He was rushed to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital. Doctors tried all they could but unfortunately we lost him” the URO told Gifty Andoh Appiah of MyJoyOnline.
Dr. Norris Bekoe indicated that the families of the deceased have been informed of the tragic events. He said the University is saddened by the incidents and wished the bereaved families God’s guidance in this trying times.
Students of the KNUST have however expressed shock at the incident and pray the other students receiving treatment recover.