One Dead, three injured in Bogoso Timber Truck accident
One person is confirmed dead in an accident on Saturday 19th November 2022 in Bogoso in the Western Region of Ghana.
A fully loaded timber truck AS 2765-R failed break whiles climbing towards the BOGOSO market Roundabout and run into vehicles in reverse down hill.
The logs fell on three passenger vehicles and one Toyota Corolla private car trapping in one of the passengers.
A combined rescue team from FUTURE Global Resources, Ghana National Fire Service, NADMO,GHANA POLICE SERVICE, NATIONAL AMBULANCE SERVICE and volunteers came in but after the trapped passenger was reached, he was lifeless.
Augustus Osei, driver of Mazda Demio Taxi cab with registration number GW 6327-22 narrates he shouted for all the passengers to get down and run for their lives upon sensing danger but unfortunately the man couldn’t.
The logs fell on the taxi cab and trapped the man who couldn’t get down in there.
Three persons who sustained injuries are receiving treatment at the Bogoso Health Center.
A Ghana card found on the deceased identifies him as .
One person confirmed dead, three injured and four cars damaged.