Tipper Truck Falls into Galamsey Pit, One dead

The Driver of a tipper truck believed to be in his mid 40s has been confirmed dead and his mate in critical condition after their truck fell into an abandoned mining pit close to the Birim River at Nsuapemso near Fanteakwa in the Eastern Region.

According to some eyewitnesses, one of the hind tyres of the double axel vehicle burst which led to the vehicle zigzagging on the road before landing into the pit filled with water.

“The vehicle fell into one of the pits of a mining company killing the driver on the spot,” The Assembly member for the area indicated.

The deceased driver has been deposited at a nearby hospital morgue pending autopsy while his driver’s mate is currently responding to treatment at a health facility at the area.

By: Ghana/Ultimatefmonline.com / 106.9fm