It was a very pathetic and heart wrenching scene at Kojokrom on Tuesday night, February 21, 2017 when a man believed to be in his 50s was killed and crushed into pieces by a Train at a spot near the newly constructed Railway Terminal.
Bewildered eye witnesses tell YOURS IN THE INDEFATIGABLE SERVICE OF GHANA, NHYIRABA PAA KWESI SIMPSON the deceased was among a group of persons suspected to be alcoholics and Wee smokers who normally gather around the newly constructed Terminal at night.
Luck eluded the deceased when he could not run to safety as a Manganese Train from Takoradi to Nsuta knocked him, mutilating his body with the intestines gushing out at around 10:30pm. Personnel from the Ghana Ambulance Service were quickly called to the scene but the victim had already given up the ghost before their arrival.
He has been identified as Kweku, a resident of Essikado with wife and children. One of his daughters who rushed to the scene soon after the incident reportedly collapsed upon seeing her father’s mutilated body.
The body has since been conveyed to the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital Morgue.
***Very disturbing pictures, readers’ discretion is sternly advised;
Author: Nhyiraba Paa Kwesi Simpson
A Freelance Journalist, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. Editor-in-Chief of www.233times.com. A contributory writer for Ghanaian Chronicle Newspaper. An alumnus of Adisadel College where he read General Arts. He holds first degree in Bachelor of Arts from the University of Ghana; Political Science (major) and History (minor). He has also pursued MSc Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Energy with Public Relations (PR) at the Robert Gordon University in the United Kingdom. He is a 2018 Mandela Washington Fellow (YALI) who studied at Clark Atlanta University on the Business and Entrepreneurship track. His mentors are Rupert Murdoch, Warren Buffet, Sam Jonah, Kwaku Sakyi Addo and Piers Morganview all posts by: Nana Kwesi Coomson
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