Over 20 people including a pregnant woman have been severely injured while a shop attendant is feared dead as sachet water truck transporting water fails brake at Adeiso, in the West Akyem District in the Eastern Region.
A pregnant woman including three of the injured persons are in critical condition and have been referred to the Nsawam Government hospital.
“Over 21 victims have been rushed here, we are referring 3 including a pregnant woman to Nsawam hospital because two had fracture. We are managing the rest of the cases here,” Kudji Wissih Principal Physician Assistant at Adeiso Health Center told the media.
The accident happened around 4:00 pm Tuesday, August 31, 2021, when a Kia truck with registration number GW 1364-12 transporting sachet water failed brake moving downwards the Adeiso Police station to town, running into three cars with registration numbers GG 2043, GT 5911-18 and GT 5175-12
The Accident forced one of the cars to ram into a shop killing a female shop attendant
“The Kia Rhino truck transporting sachet water had brake failure from the Police station area so when it got to the exit of the lorry station it hit the gate of a sprinter bus vehicle, rammed into two other vehicles. The impact forced one of the vehicles to run into a shop killing a female occupant in the shop. The Kia Rhino moved forward and crashed another vehicle heading towards Bawdjiase Junction. Many people are injured. There were some Okada riders parked at the roadside”. According to an eyewitness.
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