A 20 year-old man lost his life in an accident that occurred at Samahuu, a community on Tarkwa- Bosogo road.
Ekow Kwakye, a driver's mate, who was on board a 'KIA' truck with registration number "GC 1501 Z", died on the spot, when the truck somersaulted and landed on him.
The Tarkwa Divisional Commander of the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service, DSP Isaac Sokpah told the Ghana News Agency that, the truck was heading towards Huniso from Tarkwa, when the driver lost control and the vehicle somersaulted.
Both the driver and the mate were thrown out of the vehicle and unfortunately the vehicle landed on Kwakye's head killing him instantly.
The driver of the truck, Bernard Affum, 21, is currently in police custody pending further investigations, whist the body of the deceased has been deposited at the Tarkwa Government Hospital mortuary.