Man Escapes Death After Trailer Truck Collapses On Container At Koforidua Timber Market

Man Escapes Death After Trailer Truck Collapses On Container At Koforidua Timber Market

  • One person was seriously injured after a trailer truck collapsed on a container in the New Juabeng South district
  • The accident took place at the Koforidua Timber market and required emergency response from the fire service and police
  • Some traders at the market reportedly complained about the poor roads in the areas despite the taxes paid

One person was critically injured after a trailer truck carrying timber capsized on a container at New Juabeng South in the Eastern Region.

The accident occurred at the Koforidua Timber market and resulted in a few other minor injuries, according to UTV reports.

Timber market accident
Residents moved to rescue the person trapped in the container Source: Facebook/@UTV Ghana
Source: Facebook

The truck involved in the accident was travelling from Sunyani in the Bono Region, the reports indicate.

After the accident, onlookers rushed to the scene and helped unload the truck and get to the container.

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Emergency Service personnel comprising police and fire service personnel also arrived to address the situation.

Reports indicated that the poor state of the road may have contributed to the accident.

The traders at the market complained that the revenue collected by the assembly was not going into improving the infrastructure.

Fatal crash on Accra-Aflao road reported about an accident on the Accra-Aflao highway that resulted in eight deaths on Friday, August 18, 2023.

A bus, carrying about 15 people, reportedly crashed into a cargo truck.

The eight who died were taken to the Tema General Hospital mortuary.

Six died in crash at Offinso-North

In August, six people died after a road crash in Offinso-North.

A bus crashed into a trailer truck on the morning of Wednesday, August 2, 2023.

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The injured persons were sent to Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital for treatment.

Mintah Akandoh survives accident

In July, Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, the Juaboso legislator was involved in a crash on the Nyinahin-Kumasi road when returning from a funeral.

Akandor's crashed into a bus near the Atwima Mponua community.

The front right tyre of the MP's vehicle burst during an overtake attempt.

The MP was taken to the Nyinahin Government Hospital for initial treatment, followed by the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.

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