Ghana: Tanker Carrying 29 Tonnes Of LPG Involved In Accident At Juaso


A liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanker carrying 29 tonnes of LPG has been involved in an accident at Juaso on the Kumasi-Accra highway.

This was revealed by the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) in a post on their official Facebook page on Sunday afternoon.

According to the GNFS, the Konongo-Odumase Fire Station received a report about the accident and quickly dispatched a rescue team to the accident scene near a GOIL gas-filling station.

“A rescue team was dispatched to the scene where they found a DAF XF tanker carrying 29 tonnes of LPG involved in an accident.

“The crew monitored and helped prevent any explosion by cooling the LPG tanker,” the GNFS said.

It was unclear what caused the accident.

Images sighted by this portal showed a DAF XF with registration number 11 KN 6636 lying in the bush.

Per the information available so far, no casualty has been reported.