TWO CRUSHED TO DEATH WITH CORPSE
Two mourners have met their untimely death after being crushed by a Man diesel timber truck.
According to reports, the 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 for burial.
The incident occurred at Akyem Akorkuaso in Birim North District of the Eastern Region Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
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Reports say, Yaw Agyemang was carelessly speeding and displaying skills with his motorbike with registration number M-20-BA 694 together with other riders ahead of the fleet of vehicles accompanying 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 the rider and his pillion, Kwaku Dominic to crash into the rear tyre of the moving timber truck vehicle.
The two died on the spot out of serious injuries they sustained.
Their remain have been deposited at the New Abirim Government Hospital morgue pending autopsy.