Two young men and a lady died instantly Tuesday night at Adjakaa near Enchi in the Western Region when the motorbike on which they were riding ran into a stationary mini truck loaded with bags of cocoa.
Stephen Kofi Martey 32, the rider, with his two pillions - Solomon Ngyan Ndaah, 19 and the lady identified only as Daavi, 28, all residents of Desuano died on the spot when the speeding unregistered Apsonic motorbike ran into the truck that had been parked on the shoulder of the road after running short of fuel.
The police have arrested David Boateng, 34, the driver of the Hyundai Mighty truck with registration number GS 1330-11 and the inscription, "who knows tomorrow" to assist in investigations.
Supt. Kofi Erzuah, Enchi District Police Commander told Graphic Online that the truck, which was carting dried cocoa beans from Mortoso towards Adjakaa, ran out of fuel upon reaching the outskirts of Adjakaa.
The police said the driver who reported himself after the accident, had parked off the road but without warning signals while he tried to get help from his employers.
The impact of the crash sent parts of the motorbike into splinters.
Have your say
More News Headlines
- Desperate pet owner offers his home to whoever finds his lost dog
- Ban on hunting , capturing of wild animals begins August 1
- Sandwinners destroying water source for Asutsuare residents
- Methodist Church Ghana won't support same-sex marriage
- Gov't to establish permanent body to protect, ensure media freedom
- Advocacy group applauds NaCCA boss
- Germany, Norway support KAIPTC’s maiden Kofi Annan Peace and Security Forum
- Gov't reiterates commitment to protecting journalists
- Left to rot: $2m Hyundai Gallopers sold for $276k
- Anti-GMO groups to call foreign witnesses in GMO court case
- Adjaye refutes architects’ allegation - Says firm is doing legitimate business
- Newspaper headlines : Friday, July 19, 2019
- Teachers urged to encourage students to excel
- Police open investigation into fatal Akrokerri mine pit collapse
- TUC backs plan to restructure NIB, ADB