Curious Agogo residents turn scene of explosion into tourist site

General News of Thursday, 26 January 2017



Agogo Resident InjuredOne of the victims, Akwasi Asare being attended to at the hospital

Residents of Agogo continue to troop to a local welding shop, four days after tyre burst left two people dead and two others seriously injured.

The incident has left the community in shock as people seek to understand how the tragedy occurred.

A 34-year-old welder, Akwasi Debrah, and a teenage tricycle rider were killed in the gory accident after the rim of a lorry tyre they were working on came off and struck them.

Two others, 38-year-old mason, Akwasi Asare and Kwadwo Boateng, 14, suffered severe injuries.

They are presently receiving treatment at the Intensive Care Unit of Agogo Presbyterian Hospital.