One dead, 4 others injured in accident at Agona Mensakrom

A truck is reported to have veered off its lane and run over the taxi cab with registration number GW-7168-19 killing the driver of the taxi on the spot at Agona Mensakrom in the Agona West District of the Central Region this morning. 

It is reported that the taxi cab was transporting a Senior High School Form One Student from Agona Swedru to Breman Asikuma Senior High School and upon reaching Agona Mensakrom, the truck veered off its lane and ran over the taxi killing the driver instantly.

Four others who were in the taxi are injured and have been rushed to the Agona Swedru Government Hospital for treatment.

Speaking to the media, one of the passengers said, residents who came to the accident scene to rescue them have stolen all their monies. Also stolen were the provisions that were to be sent to school by the student.

The driver of the taxi got trapped in the car until Police and Fire Service came to cut the car apart before the body was retrieved.

His mortal remains are in the custody of the Agona Swedru Government Hospital whilst police in the same town investigate the case.



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