Angela Gamadzi, who was just three years old and a student in the nursery 2 class in Bibiani in the Bibiani Anhweaso Bekwai municipality of the Western North Region, passed away as a result of the heavy rainfall that occurred there.
Owusu Rockson, the principal of the school where the victim was a student, revealed that the tragic event took place after the school had closed for the day.
3-year-old drowns in flood after heavy rainfall at Bibiani
He related to Adom News that because of the severe rains, the students were confined, and information was conveyed to the parents so that they could collect their children from the school grounds.
After the rain stopped, the victim and two of her siblings decided to walk home, but while they were doing so, the victim and her siblings all ended up falling into a flooded gutter.
Witnesses pulled her from the flood waters, and after her rescue, she was as soon as possible taken to the hospital.
Before her arrival at the Bibiani Government Hospital, a medical professional pronounced her dead.
After that, the body of the deceased person was placed in the mortuary of the hospital with the consent of the deceased person’s parents while the police inquiry got underway.