Trotro driver risks lives of over 10 passengers to knock down 2 robbers; vehicle somersaults

Trotro driver risks lives of over 10 passengers to knock down 2 robbers; vehicle somersaults

- A trotro has somersaulted after chasing and knocking down two robbers who were escaping on a motorbike

- The accident occurred at Antieku, a suburb of Sowutuom

- The driver of the Urvan bus who had his bus loaded with passengers upon seeing the robbers, used his bus to hit them, causing his bus to somersault in the process

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A commercial vehicle popularly known as ‘trotro’ has somersaulted after chasing and knocking down two robbers who were escaping on a motorbike.

The accident occurred at Antieku, a suburb of Sowutuom.

According to a report filed by JoyNews, the night police patrol driver in the jurisdiction received a call stating that there was an ongoing robbery.

Trotro driver risks live of over 10 passengers to knock down 2 robbers; vehicle somersaults
Trotro driver risks live of over 10 passengers to knock down 2 robbers; vehicle somersaults Photo credit: Joy News
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The police said upon the arrival of some of their officers who proceeded to the scene, they found the two robbers in a gutter nearby with an Urvan bus involved in an accident at the spot.

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Eyewitnesses said the two robbery suspects as at about 5 am on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, robbed a fruit seller and jumped on their motorbike to escape.

Several passengers on board sustained various degrees of injuries with four of them severely injured and currently receiving treatment at the Akawe Government Hospital.

The suspects who fell into a nearby gutter and sustained injuries have also been arrested.

In other news, at least two people are feared dead after a commercial vehicle popularly referred to as Trotro crashed into the rear of a broken-down trailer.

The unfortunate incident occurred near the Tesano Police station in Accra at around 4:30 am today, Wednesday, April 14, 2020.

According to a report filed by CitiNews, the trailer loaded with bags of onion from Togo had broken down at the same spot a day before the accident.

A rapid response team from the police and the Ambulance service worked together to retrieve the trapped body of the driver.

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