07 August 2017

A/R: 2 dead, several others injured after truck lost control

⁠⁠⁠⁠Two persons are confirmed dead while scores have sustained severe injuries after an articulated truck loaded with cement lost control at Race Course, in Kumasi Monday morning.

A female first year student of Saint Luis College, Bernice Tay lost her life, according to Suame MTTU Commander K.K. Kawudie.

The sad incidents occurred around 9:00 am.

Eyewitnesses speaking to Abusua FM’s reporter Osei Kwadwo said the truck lost control in an attempt to park near the road.

It took the intervention of fire service personnel and Police to remove the injured from the truck after the incident.

According to the Assembly Man for K.O Electoral Area Hon Alexander Kesse, the deceased have since been conveyed to Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Mortuary, while those who sustained severe injuries are receiving treatment.

The driver of the Cement truck is yet to be identified.

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