Horrific Accident Trotro Mate Dies With Intestines Out

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A bus conductor (trotro mate) met his untimely death when a harbour truck crashed into his trotro bus on Friday January 13, 2015.

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The body of the mate, with his intestines gushed out, had been deposited at the Tema General Hospital morgue whiles the two drivers of the 207 bus and harbour truck who sustained injuries were sent to the hospital for treatment.

The accident was said to have occurred at about 11:30 Am on Friday morning at the Mankoadze roundabout near the VVIP Bus Terminal, at Tema Community One.

According to reports by eye witness, the trotro, which was heading towards the Tema Community Centre, parked behind a stationary truck for passengers to alight.

As the passengers were alighting, the driver told the mate to pour water into the vehicle's radiator. in the process of pouring the water, the harbour truck which was heading to the roundabout lost control and hit the back of the trotro, trapping the mate in between it and the stationary vehicle.

The police and The National Fire Service were called to the to the accident scene.  

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