Truck loaded with cement blocks runs into traders at Ashaiman

Truck loaded with cement blocks runs into traders at Ashaiman

- Traders at Ashaiman are in grief as a truck filled with cement blocks ran into them killing one and injuring several others

- Injured traders have been transported to the hospital as the police cordon off the scene

- The driver of the truck has absconded from the scene

A Kia Truck with registration number, ER 5112 X, filled with cement blocks ran into a crowd of traders at the Ashaiman market killing one instantly and injuring several others.

Viral videos on the accident capture the aftermath of the event which shows some traders stuck under the truck, crying for help.

So far, eyewitnesses on the scene have reported that the driver escaped the scene for fear of being attacked and subsequently jailed.

Truck loaded with cement blocks ran into traders at Ashaiman

Truck loaded with cement blocks ran into traders at Ashaiman (Photo source: Myjoyonline.com)

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Police officials at the scene have cordoned off the scene as victims of the accident have been conveyed to the hospital for treatment.

Meanwhile, social media users have reacted to this accident with many of them describing it as unfortunate:

Truck loaded with cement blocks rans into traders at Ashaiman

Truck loaded with cement blocks rans into traders at Ashaiman (Photo: Supplied)

So far, the cause of the accident has not been confirmed but there are reports the faulty brakes of the truck and damaged steer made the embattled driver end up veering off his lane thus crushing all traders and pedestrians on the pavement.

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