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FRANCIS KONTOH V. J. K. AMPONG & ANOR.

(2015) JELR 63756 (HC)

High Court  •  SUIT NO.OCC/54/12  •  21 Jan 2015  •  Ghana

Coram
HER LADYSHIP ANGELINA MENSAH-HOMIAH (MRS.) JUSTICE OF THE HIGH COURT

Judgement

JUDGEMENT

The Plaintiff was on board an articulator truck with registration number AS 5338 Z which was conveying dried cocoa beans from Juaboso to Kumasi and it collided head on with a Mercedes Benz bus with registration number GT 4525 B driven by the 2nd Defendant and owned by the 1st Defendant. These facts are undisputed.

As a result of this accident, the Plaintiff claims General and Special damages jointly and severally against the Defendants for the injuries he sustained. The Defendants deny being negligent.

Three issues were set down for this trial, namely,

1. Whether or not on the 8th January, 2011, the 2nd Defendant negligently drove, manipulated and controlled the 1st Defendant’s vehicle with Registration number GT 4525 B?

2. Whether or not the Plaintiff has suffered various degrees of injuries as a result of the accident which occurred on 8th January, 2011?

3. Whether or not the Plaintiff has been deformed and incapacitated as a result of the accident?

NEGLIGENCE

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