Sad news reaching GhKings indicates Ghanaian Dancehall artiste Ebony Reigns has been involved in a fatal accident and has been confirmed dead at the Bechem Government Hospital, Sunyani.
Ebony was returning from Sunyani with a friend after visiting her mum who had just returned from the UK. Last moment videos available to GhKings reveals the two (2); Ebony and the friend, popular known as Franky Kuri and family member having a good time.
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Together with a military escort identified as Atsu Vondee, the three (3) were pronounced dead around 4am at Bechem Government Hospital.
When did Ebony die?
However, news indicate the driver of their vehicle survived and is receiving treatment.
The singer would have turned 21 this year on February 16.
In such a short time, Ebony managed to become the most watched Ghanaian female artiste on YouTube (2017).
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Rest in power!
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Police account of how the accident happened
On 08/02/2018, at about 23:45 hours, suspect driver Chartey Oko Pinehad, aged 29, was driving Jeep No. AS497-16 from Sunyani to Accra with three occupants on board, whilst suspect driver Mohammed Abubakar aged 48 years, was also driving KIA Grad Bird [VIP] bus with registration No. GT 3232-17 from Accra to Sunyani with a set of passengers on board.
On reaching a section of the road between Nyamebekyere and Nsuta, there was a heap of sand in the lane of the Jeep which was being used for the road maintenance, and the driver in trying to avoid running into the sand, swerved onto the opposite lane and grazed the nearside portion of the bus and plunged into the railings at the edge of the road, killing the three other occupants identified as Francisca Nkansah Kuri aged 27 years, Priscilla Opoku Kwarteng [Ebony], and Lance Corporal Vondee Francis Atsu, aged 29 years.
The driver sustained injuries and was rushed to Bechem Government hospital for treatment. The occupants on board the bus escaped unhurt.
Bodies conveyed and deposited at Bechem government hospital mortuary for preservation and autopsy. Accident vehicle impounded at the station. Suspect driver on enquiry bail.