A cargo truck loaded with food stuff merchandise travelling from Bimbila to Accra was concerned in an accident concerning Dodo-Pepesu and Dapaa junction in the Kadjebi District in the Oti Region.
The incident, which is claimed to have occurred at about 10 am, blocked traffic for in excess of 4 several hours.
It took the intervention of the police provider, the fire and rescue expert services and the Sinohydro contractors to crystal clear the street to site visitors soon after 4 pm.
In accordance to the driver, Musa Sulemana he was avoiding a pothole in the middle of the street but run into yet another breaking 1 of its front shafts forcing the thoroughly loaded truck to slide on it its sides.
Musa mentioned he was carrying items worthy of ¢13,000 in the auto with registration amount GR-6255-D.
“I was heading to dodge a pothole when just one of the entrance shafts obtained broken and the automobile tipped around. We were being transferring from Bimbila to Accra.”
Musah is calling on the contractor to correct the pothole though the most important development performs continue. He claims to have missing two of brothers on the very same place past calendar year.
He explained he was blessed to have survived this incident. The truck experienced its content scattered on the street with groundnuts and beans in sacks spilling over the street some into the bush.
It took the intervention of some people from Dodo-Pepesu to help clear the items on the street in purchase to make way for totally free movement of visitors.
Meanwhile, the police is inquiring motorists to work out tolerance on the road in buy to notice the potholes and other road blocks when the street is at this time less than building.
Law enforcement officer in demand of the jurisdiction the incident happened, Chief Inspector Samuel named on motorists to be careful as they go about their companies.
“The only information I have for them is they should really usually acquire time because you can not tell exactly where the pothole is. You can’t say that the street is smooth so you want to velocity, but all the time travel peacefully and go wherever you are going,” he stated.
The resident engineer for the Ghana Freeway Authority, Emmanuel Klu blamed the incident on reckless speeding by some drivers who plight the road.
He, on the other hand, termed for tranquil as the contractor operates to set the road in order.
“It is regrettable. Speeding on this street has not arrive down and we are pleading with the drivers. We are in the process of setting up the street, were undertaking our portion to fill the potholes. We are pleading with them. Let us training caution, travel with car and anything would be fantastic,” he mentioned.