A pedestrian has been killed at Assin Fosu Masalakyi “Roud About” by an articulated truck filled with hardwood boards.
According to eyewitnesses, the long vehicle with registration number, AS 5942-10 which was moving at a high speed, fell on its side after taking a sharp curve on the Assin Fosu N8 highway.
The wooden load in the vehicle, fell on a man who was using the pedestrian walk way, killing him on the spot.
The body of the victim which has been sent to the St. Francis Xavier Hospital morgue by a joint team from the Ghana National Fire Service and the Police command in Assin Fosu.
The driver of the accident vehicle whose name is currently unknown, has been picked up by the police to avoid a possible mob attack and also help in Police investigation.