The driver who hit and killed seven children at Ankaase in the Krachi West District of the Oti Region has been arrested.
“The driver is now in police custody for further investigations to be carried out,” the Municipal Chief Executive for Krachi West, Emmanuel Jalula Kajal, said to Citi News.
Six of the students died on the spot after the incident on Thursday, while the seventh child died at the Krachi West Government Hospital from injuries.
The children, all students, were knocked down by the saloon car as they walked home from school.
Mr. Kajal said a mass burial for the 7 girls will take place this evening at Ankaase.
Credit: Citi News