A driver was shot dead when a group of highway robbers attacked passengers on the Kpando to Kwamikrom road between the Kwamikrom and Bumbula stretch.
The deceased was identified as Henry Vorsah aged 45.
According to Police sources, the robbers took away an unspecified amount of money and mobile phones of passengers.
The source said the police on duty at Agbenoxoe were informed about the incident and rushed to the scene.
The Police then exchanged gunfire with the robbers who fled into a nearby bush leaving behind a locally manufactured single barrel shotgun, a flashlight and a knife.
The body of the deceased has since been deposited at Margaret Marquart Catholic Hospital for an autopsy.
Meanwhile the District Chief Executive of Biakoye, Comfort Akua Attah has visited the family of the deceased to express her condolence to them.