Hawkers and passengers at the 37 bus stop in Accra were left in shock on Sunday when a middle-aged man committed suicide by the roadside.

The incident, which resulted in many trooping to the scene, occurred around 10 pm.

According to eyewitnesses, the man only identified as Kwaku was a bus conductor who committed the act with a knife belonging to an orange seller.

Man allegedly commits suicide at 37 bus stop

In a video that has since gone viral, Taller, who said he is the deceased’s closest friend said, Kwaku usually loads vehicles heading towards Madina and Dodowa.

Man allegedly commits suicide at 37 bus stop

According to Taller, Kwaku was going about his normal business when he (Taller) took a break.

Man allegedly commits suicide at 37 bus stop

Taller said, he left the station for a few minutes only to return to hear the sad news.

Man allegedly commits suicide at 37 bus stop

He was, however, unable to disclose what may have caused his friend to commit suicide.

Man allegedly commits suicide at 37 bus stop

Teary Taller described Kwaku as the breadwinner of his family, especially his ageing mother.

Man allegedly commits suicide at 37 bus stop

He also said the deceased stayed at Asamankesi.