General News Sat, 10 Aug 2019

4 dead, 7 in critical condition in gory accident at Kwahu Tafo

At least Four persons -all traders have been confirmed dead while seven other passengers are in critical condition in a fatal accident along Kwahu Tafo to Nketepa Road in Eastern Region.

Four of the injured including the driver are receiving treatment at Kwahu Tafo Clinic, the rest including a pregnant woman and a child who are in critical conditions are being treated at Atibie Hospital and St.Joseph Hospital in Koforidua.

The accident occurred Friday around 3:00 pm when a faulty tipper Truck carrying traders from Miaso to Nketepa failed break while descending a hill and somersaulted.

The shaft of the truck removed.

The deceased persons all male were sitting on the farm produce being transported at the bucket of the Truck.

According to the driver, the Truck was faulty hence was undergoing repairs at the mechanic shop but was pressurized by the traders to intervene to convey their items to the market since there was no vehicle which he reluctantly obliged.

Source: kasapafmonline.com
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