E/R: Two Mourners Transporting Corpse Turn Corpses In Horrific Accident
Two young men among a group of mourners transporting a corpse from Akyem Mamanso community Mortuary to Akyem Akorkuaso for burial have also turned corpses after being crushed to death by a Man diesel timber truck.
The two deceased persons, Yaw Agyemang, 36, a motor rider, and Kwaku Dominic, 37 a pillion were among dozens of mourners including Okada riders who were transporting a corpse from Akyem Mamanso community Mortuary to Akyem Akorkuaso in Birem North District of the Eastern region for burial on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
Mybrytfmonline.com has gathered that Yaw Agyemang was carelessly speeding and displaying his ridding skills with his motorbike with registration number M-20-BA 694 together with other riders ahead of the fleet of vehicles that accompanied the hearse, unfortunately, upon reaching Akyem Nkwateng stretch of the road, the timber truck with registration number GW 7424 suddenly appeared from the opposite direction forcing the motor rider to slam on the break of the motorbike which caused the motorbike to somersault and dragged rider and his pillion -Kwaku Dominic to crash the rear tyre of the moving timber truck vehicle.
The two died on the spot out of serious injuries sustained.
Their bodies have been deposited at the New Abirem Government Hospital morgue.
Accidents involving motorbikes have become rampant in the Eastern Region.
The Eastern Regional Commander of the MTTD of the Ghana Police Service, Chief Superintendent Stephen Ahiatafu revealed staggering statistics in February that, motorbikes (Okada) and tricycle (Pragia) killed 20 out 60 people who died on roads in the region from January to February 13, 2021. Continue reading
Source: Mybrytfmonline.com/Obed Ansah