Truck falls on bus; two die, many injured


An attempt by a driver of a Toyota Hiace mini bus with registration number CR 614-17, to overtake a tipper truck at the ARS junction, a suburb of the Ningo Prampram District on Tuesday afternoon, led to the untimely death of the bus driver and one passenger.

The driver of the tipper truck in his attempt to give way to the bus driver,  lost balance and fell on the Toyota Hiace bus, killing two and injuring three others.

According to eyewitness, Tuesdays accident which happened around 4 pm on the ARS junction a suburb of Prampram, was caused by the driver of the Toyota Hiace mini bus with registration number CR 614-17.

The bus driver who was heading towards the Tema section of the Tema Prampram road, is said to have miscalculated in his attempt to overtake the tipper truck with registration number GT 6190-18.

The driver of the truck, is also reported to have loss balance in is attempt to give way to the bus driver, resulting in his truck falling on the bus, killing both the driver of the bus and a passenger on the spot.

The Prampram Divisional Police Commander ACP Dodzi Hlordzi, told Atinka News that the bodies of the deceased has since been deposited at the Tema General Hospital Morgue, whiles the other three who sustained various degrees of injuries are receiving treatment in the same hospital

ACP Hlordzi also advised road users and drivers to be extremely careful on the road during the Yuletide

Meanwhile the Prampram Divisional Police Command has announced plans to boost it presence on roads in the municipality during the yuletide to maintain law and order.


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