Police busts ‘mad’ driver shortly after social media exposé

The police has arrested a suspect driver, Mr Awal Mohammed, 31, and arraigned him for driving on the wrong side of the road, contrary to Regulation 106 (1) of the Road Traffic Regulations (RTR) 2012 L.I. 2180.

He drove a car with registration number GW 402 V.

Mr Mohammed has been charged with careless and inconsiderate driving contrary to section 3 of Act 683/04 as amended by 761/08; causing danger to other road users, contrary to section 22 of Act 683/04 as amended by 761/08; and causing road obstruction contrary to Regulation 170 of the Road Traffic Regulation 2012, L.I 2180 are the additional charges.

The said driver was captured on video by a concerned citizen as he dangerously veered off his lane at a section of the road at Kwahu Foduah, and drove facing oncoming vehicles, the police said in a statement.

The police commended the Good Samaritan for volunteering information that led to the arrest of the driver.

The law enforcement agency used the opportunity to caution motorists to drive with care and attention at all times to avoid road crashes