A train has collided with an articulated truck in Ghana leaving drivers and commuters stranded.
The disruption to road traffic persisted for several hours on the evening of Tuesday, September 29, 2020.
‚ÄúAccording to an eyewitness report on the incident, the accident was caused by a Takoradi-bound truck coming in from Sekondi,‚ÄĚ the report stated.
The eyewitness said that the truck driver got stuck on the rail lines while attempting to cross it.
‚ÄúFailing to do so, the train is reported to have run into the head of the articulated truck destroying the head of the truck.
‚ÄúLuckily, the driver escaped unhurt as he jumped out of the car before the collision,‚ÄĚ the report added.
It is alleged that poor visibility and the absence of a train traffic signal may have contributed to the accident, the report added.
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