A driver perished in a gory road accident in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region. Said to have happened at about 6am Sunday, the fully loaded Kia truck with registration number GT 2519 W, was heading toward Navrongo.
According to eyewitnesses, the driver lost control when a front tyre burst, swept the truck off the road and crushed into a tree in the process; and finally landed in a ditch, killing the driver instantly.
Reports indicate that the deceased driver was trapped in the mangled truck for over two hours as personnel from the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) had it though cutting through to get his lifeless body out.
Meanwhile, the driver’s mate who survived with severe injuries is currently on admission at the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital whiles the body of the deceased driver has been deposited at the morgue of the same facility.
Both victims are yet to be identified.
Source; topnewsghana.com/ P. K Fordjour