A truck from Dambai has plunged into the Oti river at Dambai in the Krachi East Municipality in the Oti Region.
The incident, according to eyewitnesses, occurred in an attempt by the driver to get onto a ferry to cross the river.
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According to them, to pull the truck, the divers must first offload the yam from the vehicle.
They said the driver and mates were saved adding that no casualty was recorded.
A video from the incident captured moments the driver of the truck with registration number AS 9842-Z reversed into the river.
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The trunk of the vehicle carrying the tubers of the yam overturned which caused the vehicle to lose balance at the head and landed in the river.
Watch the video below :
It will be recalled that in October 2020, a Kia truck loaded with yam fell off from a ferry into a river and gone missing at Dambai.
Eyewitnesses blamed the accident on the poor state of the ferry and called on the government to intervene to fix it for them.
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