A driver and his passenger were involved in a terrible accident when a truck container loaded with cocoa fell on their car leaving both the driver and the passenger dead.
According to the report, the truck was on it’s way to Takoradi harbor with cocoa for export when the accident happened at the kansuarina highway at Takoradi.
The western regional police commander in confirmation of the news to citi news said:
“At 9:20pm, suspect driver, Eric Pamford Peters, aged 30, now deceased, was in a Daewoo Matiz private car with registration number WR 1049 – 19. He was driving from Paa Grant roundabout towards Kwame Nkrumah roundabout with one Ama Amponsah, aged 27, now deceased, on board”.
“On reaching the Vodafone intersection, a Daf articulator with registration number GT 5953 – 20 also from the opposite direction, driven by Adu Emmanuel Kweku, aged 32 with a 40 footer container loaded with cocoa veered off his lane and climbed the median to the lane of the Matiz.
“The container detached from the truck and fell on the Matiz crushing it. Those in the Matiz were trapped in the car but with the help of Fire Service and Road safety recovery truck, they were removed and bodies deposited at Effia Nkwanta Government hospital morgue pending autopsy”.