Two people were killed in an accident involving a tricycle and trailer in the Ashanti Region’s Offinso Old Town.
According to reports, the victims were riding a tricycle when they collided with a stopped trailer in the early hours of Monday, January 24, 2022.
After the incident, one of the victims is in critical condition.
The three were travelling from Ahenkro to Offinso when the sad accident occurred, according to an eyewitness who spoke to an Ashanti Region radio station.
“The tricycle rider was heading from Ahenkro to Offinso when he saw one of the cars facing them engaging in a dangerous overtaking”
“Upon seeing the danger the tricycle rider veered off the road in an attempt to escape death from the oncoming vehicle but he, unfortunately, ran into a trailer which was parked along the road,” the eyewitness narrated.
The rider’s stomach was opened by a suspected sharp object after the crash, exposing his heart and intestines at the accident scene, according to the witness, and his head was crushed beyond recognition in the processes leading to his death.
The bodies were taken to the Offinso Saint Patrick Hospital’s mortuary for autopsies and preservation.