Ghana Police Service have commended driver of the Truck carrying explosives for saving the lives of school children.
ACP Kwasi Ofori of the Director General of the Public Affairs Directorate of Ghana Police has briefed the media about the whereabout of the driver.
Speaking to the media ACP Kwasi Ofori said the driver is safe and the motorbike rider is receiving treatment.
He revealed that the diver sensing the impending danger rushed to a near by School to alert the teachers.
The teachers subsequently moved the children away to far place to ensure their safety.
“Let me use this opportunity to also state that the truck driver is in good hand. The gentleman who was on the motorbike is also responding to treatment and for the driver, knowing what we he was carrying, was of help to the community here. He quickly rushed to the school, informed the teachers about the danger that at the time was to come and the children were quickly whisked away from this area to a more safer ground.
“He also announced to most community members to move out including the motor rider. But unfortunately, looking at the radius of the explosion the 13 died and the 36 who are on admission also sustained injuries and 96 with all manner of cuts were treated and discharged.”