The driver of the black Mercedes Benz who was seen in a viral video driving recklessly under traffic lights in Accra has been arrested.
Kofi Sasa was picked up by Police Sunday morning and is currently, in Police custody, Starr News sources noted.
The video of the reckless moves by the suspect, while other cars had stopped during traffic at the Opeibea intersection, went viral on social media on Saturday.
Part 2 of the Road Traffic Ofences Regulations states:
Regulation 12—Traffic Signs.
(1) No person shall contravene a prohibitory road sign prescribed by Road Traffic Regulations which indicates no right turn, no left turn, no U-turn, no overtaking, no entry, no hooting, no stopping or no waiting.
(2) No person shall contravene a mandatory road sign prescribed by Road Traffic Regulations which requires him to stop, give way, keep left, keep right, turn left, turn right, observe one-way traffic or give priority to approaching traffic.
Regulation 13—Traffic Lights.
(1) No driver shall proceed past traffic light signs when the amber light is showing unless when that light first appears after the green light has shown the speed of the vehicle and its distance from the signs are such that it cannot safely be stopped before passing the signs.
(2) No driver shall proceed past traffic light signs when the red light is showing whether or not the amber light is also showing.