Barely weeks after the explosion at Apeatsi claimed multiple lives and leveled the whole town to rubbles, Ghanaians have been hit with another tragic incident today, 7th of February 2022.
According to the Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command DSP Ebenezer Tetteh, the accident occurred at about 11:30am. He said the suspect driver yet to be identified in-charge of a Mercedes Benz truck with registration number GT 7176 N, was loaded with unspecified quantity of cement from Accra to Nsawam and on reaching a section of the road at Prince Boateng Memorial school, the brakes of the truck allegedly failed.
The truck crashed into several vehicles ahead of him and rammed into some pedestrians and food vendors killing four (4) female adults instantly.
The bodies were removed and deposited at Nsawam Government hospital morgue for preservation, identification and autopsy.
According to DSP Ebenezer Tetteh, the accident vehicles were being towed from the scene for free flow of traffic.
Acoording to eye witness accounts, the driver bolted from the scene after realizing the magnitude of the situation he had caused.
Below is a video from the accident scene, viewer discretion is advised.