Tema Tollbooth Accident: Staff Resume Toll Collection After 4 Hours Break


Tema Tollbooth Accident: Staff Resume Toll Collection After 4 Hours Break

Toll collection at the Tema motorway has resumed, hours after the staff went on a break following he gory accident

Earlier Thedistin.com reported that a visually and hearing-impaired Cleaner identified as saac Koomson who was severely injured in an accident involving a tipper truck on the Accra-Tema Motorway has died

Isaac Koomson, a 56-year-old man who has a hearing and speech impairment, was left with serious injuries to his legs and hand after the truck rammed into one of the booths on the Accra-bound side of the highway on Monday morning [July 12, 2021].

He has been confirmed dead at the Tema General Hospital shortly after admission, according to Citi News sources.

Mr. Koomson was trapped in the debris. It took bystanders’ intervention to pull him out.

He was left lying on the ground helplessly, with many onlookers at the scene, before he was taken to the Tema General Hospital.

Two other victims, who were occupying a salon car that was hit by the tipper truck before it crashed into the tollbooth, were also severely injured.

The driver of the truck, who was earlier arrested by the police, is also said to have sustained some injuries alongside one tollbooth attendant who reportedly had some minor cuts on the face.

The injured persons are all being treated at the  Tema General Hospital.

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