The Inchaban township, a suburban community of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis was awakened to a sad incident this morning as a trailer loaded with bags of cement overturned at the Police Barrier, taking the life of a young man; Agya Abakah. The young man believed to be in his late twenties, was walking at the pedestrian walkway of the Inchaban-Takoradi Police Barrier, when at his blind side, the heavy loaded cargo overturned on him.
It is reported that Agya Abakah was on his way to work at a construction site of Amandi Ghana Limited. No sound, cry was heard from the poor man the instant the trailer fell on him. Temporal structures serving as stores along the load were vandalized in the process. The driver of the trailer with vehicle number GT 8117- X was bound to off load the cement bags at a nearby warehouse early this morning.
According to eyewitnesses, the driver escaped with minor injuries. The heavy cargo truck was taking a curve through the barrier and lost its bearing due to some ruts that had developed at the barrier. It slowly fell of to the shoulders of the road and the load poured out.
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