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Tipper truck crashed Police officer to death in Tamale

Tipper truck crashed Police officer to death in Tamale

Tipper truck crashed Police officer to death in Tamale

A police officer, General/ L/Cpl Yenukwa Francis, has met his

untimely death after a tipper truck with registration number

NR 164-18 crashed him to death in Tamale.

This sad incident occurred around 6:00pm on Thursday evening

at Choggu around Tamale Technical University junction while

he was returning from work.

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Reports indicate the speeding tipper truck driver hit him after

he alighted from a tricycle, locally known as Yellow Yellow,

killing him instantly. Constable Abigail Ofori Brago, who

spoke on behalf of the regional police spokesperson, said,

their men quickly rushed to the scene after they received the news.

Upon their arrival, the officer had already passed on with the suspect,

27-year-old Shaibu Alhassan nowhere to be found over fear of

being attacked.

The vehicle was impounded for examination and the driver later

reported himself to the police in the region and he was detained.

Meanwhile, the suspect, who was arraigned before the

Tamale Magistrate court, has been granted bail with investigations

ongoing. The body has since been deposited at the

Tamale Teaching Hospital morgue and the family informed.

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