Two persons, a radio sports presenter and a four-year-old boy, have been killed in separate accidents in the Eastern region.

The accidents, which occurred on Sunday left 13 others injured.

The first accident involved a Daewoo Matiz taxi which rolled over several times resulting in the death of a sports presenter with Nkawkaw based Obuorba FM.

Sports presenter and 4-year-old dead in 2 separate accidents in Eastern Region

The deceased, Baba Kakani, who is also the head of sports for the radio station, died on the spot.

Three others who were in the vehicle are in critical condition and are receiving treatment at the Holy Family Hospital in Nkawkaw.

They were returning from a Second Division football match between Okwawu United and Okwawu Cities at Yaayaaso Park near New Abirem.

Sports presenter and 4-year-old dead in 2 separate accidents in Eastern Region

The second accident occurred around 8pm, at Anoff, a suburb of Nsawam, when a four-year-old boy died after a Ford transit car with registration number GR 4840-20 rolled over several times.

Ten other passengers on board the vehicle sustained severe injuries and were taken to the Nsawam Government Hospital.

They were said to be returning from an engagement ceremony in Accra when their vehicle burst one of its front tyres.

Sports presenter and 4-year-old dead in 2 separate accidents in Eastern Region