Popular Ghanaian singer, Ebony Reigns who was with two other military officers in a jeep heading to Kumasi from Sunyani, died in a car crash after the car collided with a VIP bus around 11 pm on Thursday.
Reports had it that Ebony Reigns who was rushed down to Bechem Government Hospital few minutes after the incident but she died shortly after while her driver is still unconscious.
Ghanaian singer Ebony Reigns dies in car accident one week to her birthday
While speaking with Joy news, DSP Adusei confirmed the incident and disclosed that the bodies have been deposited at Mankraso Hospital Morgue in the Ashanti Region.
According to Marimba Yusif, a journalist with a local radio station, After-2 FM pointed out on the Super Morning Show on Joy FM Friday that the road on which the accident occurred was in a bad state.
The journalist who tried narrating what led to the accident claimed that the driver of the Jeep in which Ebony Reign was traveling in had attempted to avoid running into a heap of sand that was being used for road construction but ran into the VIP bus traveling in the opposite direction instead.
The death of the songstress came as a shock to her friends and family. She was known for her hit songs “Poison” and “Kupe”. This tragedy came just one week to her birthday as she would have turned 21 on February 16. Ebony came out with her first single, “Dancefloor”, in December 2015 with a video and audio release.
The song became a hit on radio landing her nomination for the unsung category at the 2016 Ghana Music Awards. In March 2016 Ebony released her major hit single “Kupe”, which is a household anthem in Ghana and some other African countries.