W/R: EKMA – Fuel Tanker Overturns On Effia-Fijai Highway
A fuel tanker has overturned on the Effia-Fijai Highway in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis in the Effia Kwesimantsim Municipal Assembly.
The tanker, carrying about 27,000 litres of diesel overturned after the back wheels landed in a drain just opposite the Pacific Filling station on the highway
According to a witness who spoke to the media, the vehicle which was at the Pacific fuel station started to move in reverse, upon seeing how uncontrollably it was moving, he ran away.
Also, there was no driver in the tanker at the moment of the incident.
Scores of people were siphoning for fuel but the Ghana Police Service who were at the scene to calm the situation had to stop them.
The National Fire Service and the police combined to calm the situation yesterday.
As it is right now, there is no report that, someone is injured or dead because of how Ghana police and the National Fire Service team did their work on time
Source: BENJAMIN BRAY’S REPORT