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Hit-and-run Metro Mass bus driver grabbed

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A Metro Mass bus driver who fled after he hit a pedestrian at Kpandai in the Northern region has been arrested by the police.


The suspect, 48-year-old Samuel Larbi driving the bus with registration number GW-1521-Y reportedly hit Jerimaya Noyaba who was on his motorbike, dragged him across two lanes and then sped off without stopping.


The victim, a 32-year-old teacher, in an interview with Adom News Northern regional correspondent, Illiasu Abdul Rauf said he is still alive for wearing a helmet.


He indicated that the bus driver who committied the heinous crime fled the scene, leaving him with life-threatening injuries


Jeremiah Noyaba who is currently on admission at the Kpandai government hospital said but with the help of some Good Samaritan in the area, he would have been dead by now.


Also, Kpandai Police Commander, ASP Francis Akwasi Asante confirmed this unfortunate incident to Adom News Sunday.


He said the suspect refused to stop to help send the victim to the hospital but rather drove off and went into hiding until his arrest.


ASP Akwasi Asante said the suspect has admitted to hitting something but insisted it was not a human being.


He said they have taken his statement waiting for the victim to recover to his side of the story before investigation will begin.



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