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TRUCK DRIVER WHO CAUSED ACCIDENT ON TEMA-MPAKADAN RAILWAY LINES JAILED 6 MONTHS

Abel Dzidotor, the 41-year-old truck driver who abandoned his vehicle on the Tema-Mpakadan rail lines, has been sentenced to jail.

As reported earlier, the driver of a Hyundai truck with the license plate GS 9018-20 has been detained by the Ghana Police Service in connection with an incident on the Tema-Mpakadan railway line that resulted in a collision with the nation’s freshly acquired Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) train.

Their statement on April 18 read in part: “The Ghana Police Service has arrested the driver of a Hyundai truck with registration number GS 9018 – 20 for allegedly causing an accident involving a Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) train on the Tema-Mpakadan railway line today Thursday 18th April 2024.

“Police preliminary investigation has established that the suspect driver left the said vehicle unattended on the railway line, leading to a collision with the train,” a police statement issued in the evening of Thursday said.

Fresh information gathered revealed that Abel Dzidotor was tried in court and he has been sentenced to 6 months imprisonment after pleading guilty to three out of four counts.

 

 

 

 

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