Truck crushes pregnant woman to death

The truck that crushed the pregnant woman to death

The truck that crushed the pregnant woman to death

A JUSTMOH Construction Man Diesel truck on Monday, crushed to death a female Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) toll collector at the Residency junction, at Essikado, in the Sekondi-Takoradi metropolis of the Western Region.

The body of the deceased, ELizabeth Nichie, 41, who was six months pregnant,  had since been conveyed by the police to  the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital mortuary for preservation and autopsy.

Meanwhile, the driver, Emmanuel Ayidzi, is in police custody, whilst the truck  had also been impounded.

Briefing the Ghanaian Times, the Western Regional Commander of the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD), Superintendent Richard Appiah, said at about 1.45pm, on Monday, Emmanual Ayidzi was driving the  Jusmoh Construction Man Diesel tipper truck with registration number  GN 9630 -16  from Sekondi to Jusmoh quarry site at Ngresia.

He said on reaching the Residency junction, at  Essikado, Ayidzi  lost control of the truck and  crushed Elizerbeth Nichie, a toll collector for GPRTU, who was sitting under a tree by the road side, killing her instantly.

FROM CLEMENT ADZEI BOYE, SEKONDI

 

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