A 41-year-old man has been crushed to death by a speeding KIA Truck.
The body of the deceased, Okai Robert, has been deposited at Asamankese Government Hospital Morgue.
The accident occurred on Sunday, August 23, 2020, at Sukrong Bethlehem a Community near Asamankese in the Eastern Region at about 5:25 am.
The Assembly Member for the area Frank Asa-Ntow said the Kia Trade Truck with registration number AS 790-X knocked down the 41-year-old man at Sukrong Bethlehem where the rubber plantation farm is located near Asamankese.
According to him, the victim died on the spot. He said the driver abandoned the vehicle and fled into the bush.
A team of Policemen rushed to the scene of the accident and met both vehicle and the deceased at their resultant positions.
The Acting Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command, Sergeant Francis Gomado told mybrytfmonline.com that the accident vehicle has been impounded whiles efforts are being made to arrest the suspect driver.