In Akorabuokrom, located in the Atwima Mponua District of the Ashanti Region, a mechanic shop was struck by a tipper truck, resulting in the unfortunate deaths of three out of seven apprentices present.
An individual who witnessed the incident stated that the truck, bearing the registration number GT 8425-12, was en route from Bibiani to Kumasi.
As the truck approached Akorabuokrom, the driver allegedly lost control while exceeding the speed limit over a ramp, causing the vehicle to collide with the shop situated by the roadside.
Three apprentices lost their lives at the scene, while four others suffered serious injuries and were immediately transported to Nyinahin Government Hospital.
Subsequently, they were transferred to Okomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital for further medical attention.
The Police Command in Nyinahin took the driver into custody to aid in the ongoing investigation.