Brong Ahafo: Motor Rider Dies After Collision With Tipper-truck

Motor rider dies after collision with tipper-truckA man suspected to be in his mid-40s only identified as Gausu, was killed on Saturday by a hit-and-run driver along the Sunyani-Fiapre-Berekum highway in the Brong Ahafo Region.

The accident, which occurred some metres away from the Fiapre toll-booth around 1930 hours, involved a tipper-truck with registration number GT 4148-10 and an unregistered motor-bike belonging to the deceased.

The tipper-truck loaded with sand was heading towards Berekum and the motor-bike was returning from Dumasua in the Sunyani-West District.

The tipper-truck believed to be owned by J. Adom Company limited, a building and road construction firm in Sunyani, was moving at a high speed when the collision occurred. The motor-bike, which was heading to Fiapre, was believed to have veered-off its lane.

An eye witness told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) at the accident scene that the deceased had attended a funeral at Dumasua and was returning to his abode in Fiapre when the tragic incident happened.

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The deceased was taken to the Sunyani Regional Hospital morgue by the Police pending further investigations.

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