A beer truck has run into an office of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) located in Oko Dan in the La Municipality, killing one person and leaving another in a critical condition. The fatal incident occurred on Tuesday, October 24, 2023.
According to the account of an eyewitness, the driver of the truck seemed to have lost control of the truck which led to the tragic incident.
“When the incident occurred, we went inside, and we realized a woman who sells rice close by had had her legs damaged. She had chairs on her, so we removed the chairs and brought her out. She was still alive. We realized there was a kenkey seller who was also trapped under the vehicle. When we tried to save her, a police officer tried to stop us, but we ignored him. We lifted the vehicle up using a jack and brought her out, but she was already dead,” the eyewitness said.
Personnel from the Ghana National Fire Service and the Ghana Police Service arrived at the incident. A Member of the Public Relations Department of the fire service reported that one had also been critically injured had been sent to an emergency ward.