One person has been reported dead after a Hyundai Creta salon car crashed into a container shop at Abetifi in the Eastern Regional town of Kwahu.

According to the Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), the vehicle with the registration number GW-4826-20 veered off the road and entered the shop.

DSP Ebenezer Tetteh said one of the victims, 10-year-old Emmanuel Serebour, died while receiving treatment.

Currently, five persons who sustained injuries have been admitted at the Kwahu Government Hospital and are receiving treatment.

“Police in Abetifi received a distressed call that a driver, Charles Appiah, who was in charge of a Hyundai Creta salon car with registration number GW-4826-20 driving from Abetifi township had suddenly veered off the road and ran into a container shop.

“Police rushed to the scene and met the victims severely injured, they were immediately rushed to the Abeitifi Health Center. One of the injured victims, Emmanuel Serebour, aged 10 died while receiving treatment,”

The driver has been arrested to assist with investigations.