Two occupants in a saloon car, noted to be the driver and a passenger, couldn’t escape the unfortunate death after a truck container loaded with cocoa fell on their car.

The truck was reportedly on it’s way to the Takoradi habour with cocoa meant for export when the accident happened at the Kansuarina highway at Takoradi.

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Damaged Saloon car from the Accident scene.

Confirming the incident Via Citi News to the public, the western regional police Commander 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”

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Two Killed as Cocoa Container falls on Saloon Car at Takoradi.

“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”.

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