Dancehall stalwart, Shatta Wale, has called on Ghanaians to be prayerful following the a gory accident at Ashaiman, a town near Tema in the Greater Accra Region.
It is reported that a Kia Truck failed its brakes and ran into some market women who were selling on the streets killing five of them.
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The accident which occurred on Thursday, July, 26 went viral on social media after a Facebook user posted a video of the gory incident online. Shatta Wale who took to Facebook to express his sadness over the accident revealed that he cried after seeing the video.
“Ashiaman I feel your pain .. I just cried seeing all this ..God don’t stay far from your children la … ..Ghana please let’s be prayerful,” he wrote.
Social media was thrown into s state of shock and grief after it was reported that the truck with registration number, ER 5112 X, filled with cement blocks ran into a crowd of traders at the Ashaiman market killing one instantly and injuring several others.
Viral videos on the accident captured the aftermath of the event which showed some traders stuck under the truck, crying for help. Reports reaching YEN.com.gh also indicate that the driver of the truck who was captured in the viral video after the accident has fled as a result of the fear of being lynched or put on trial.
The injured are currently receiving treatment at the Tema General Hospital. However, the remains of the deceased have been deposited at the morgue.
It is interesting to note that Ashaiman is the home base of Shatta Wale’s bitterest rival, Stonebwoy who himself has expressed his grief over the matter.