Two young men and a lady died instantly when the motorbike on which they were riding on ran into a stationary mini truck loaded with bags of cocoa at Adjakaa near Enchi in the Western Region.
The accident which occurred on Tuesday night, December, 26 sent parts of the motorbike into splinters leaving heavy amount of blood stains on the street.
The victims identified as Stephen Kofi Martey 32, the rider, Solomon Ngyan Ndaah, 19 and the lady named as Daavi, 28, were all residents of Desuano who died on the spot with a top speed of an unregistered Apsonic motorbike.
The driver who refused to apply break run into a truck that had been parked on the shoulder of the road after running short of fuel.
It is established that, the driver of the Hyundai Mighty truck, Stephen Kofi Martey, 32 years, with registration number GS 1330-11 and the inscription, “who knows tomorrow” has been arrested by the police to assist in investigations.
The District Police Commander, Supt. Kofi Erzuah, Enchi, who disclose this to the media, stated that, the truck, which was carting dried cocoa beans from Mortoso towards Adjakaa, ran out of fuel upon reaching the outskirts of Adjakaa.
The police said the driver who reported himself after the accident, had parked off the road but without warning signals while he tried to get help from his employers.