Okada rider crushed to death by speeding tipper truck in Ashanti Region.
Okada Rider, believed to be in his 20s has been crushed to death by speeding tipper truck at Mpasatia, a town in the Atwima Nwabiagya South District of the Ashanti Region.
The deceased, a plumber apprentice who is only known as Pastor died on the spot when the tipper truck ran over him in the evening of Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at Mpasatia.
The unfortunate incident has thrown residents of Mpasatia and the family of the deceased into a state of shock and mourning.
According to an eyewitness, Yaw Gyamfi who narrated the incident to GhanaVanguard in a phone conversation; the Okada rider was crushed after he tried to overtake the speeding tipper truck.
Yaw Gyamfi also noted that the accident could have been avoided if there was no speeding on the side of the Okada rider.
“The deceased is a plumber and he was sent by his master. The deceased went for his friend motorcycle and he couldn’t return back to work,” he narrated.
The badly disfigured lifeless body of the young Okada rider has since been deposited at the Nkawie Government Hospital.