A driver used smart trick to continually beep the horn of his out of control and brakeless truck named KIA to warn off other drivers and shop owners, averted what could have been an ill-fated Wednesday, at Agona Swedru in the Central Region.
The truck, GG 4805-15, loaded with logs and carrying two other passengers, in fact lost its brakes while downhill a sharp hill at an area popularly called ‘Oda Kwanano’ and was heading dangerously for a number of shops when the driver skillfully pulled the warning baton, as a result help to save lives.
The truck overrun four shops whose occupants hand just escaped to safety following the tooting warning before landing on its side, however, it was not before it destroyed containers of paint wares on display for sale by a drain.
Eyewitnesses told media channel that the driver and his companions who were trapped in the truck momentarily were rescued by people around and appeared unhurt. They were however sent to the hospital for professional examination.
At about 3 pm when reporter of media channel arrived at the scene, scores of people had gathered to catch a glimpse of the accident while some used their phones to photograph the scene.
Some of the people watched in awe as they contemplated what could have been had there been a gridlock in the area at the time of the accident.
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