Video: Tipper truck overturns at Sogakope roundabout, causing heavy traffic

capsizes tipper truck
capsizes tipper truck

A tipper truck has overturned just around the Sogakope roundabout (traffic light) in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region.

It is reported that, the truck loaded cement papers of 150g/1350 each moving from Accra towards Aflao along the ECOWAS Highway before the incident happened at the Sogakope roundabout.

Information picked by Coverghana.com.gh confirmed that, the incident took place on Monday, 25th October, 2021 around 9:00 am.

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According to eyewitnesses, the vehicle was negotiating a curve in the roundabout when the tires of the vehicle accidentally burst, making the driver loose control and the vehicle overturned.

Fortunately, the pedestrian, hookers and motor riders saw the truck loosing control and immediately run for their lives.

The loaded cement papers fell on some motorbikes and completely damaged it.

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The NAHILA tipper truck with registration number KWARA/ XA691-LEM is believed to be coming form Best In Logistics, Quick in Delivery.

As of now, the truck has been moved from the road to the Sogakope Divisional Police Station leaving the cement papers behind causing a heavy traffic.

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Road users are hereby cautioned to tread carefully while using the Sogakope main road.

WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW.

WATCH THE VIDEO OF SOGAKOPE MTTD LIFTING THE CEMENT PAPERS FROM THE ROAD. 

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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