An articulated truck ran into a house at Korlebu Junction at Senya Bereku Monday, killing one and injuring four other people.
The truck, with registration number GT 7288-B, was loaded with cement to be supplied to retailers in the town when the accident occurred.
The deceased, who is the driver of the truck, has been identified as Sam Atongo.
His body has since been deposited at the Winneba Trauma and Specialist Hospital for autopsy.
A nine-year-old boy, who was in the house when the accident occurred, had a fracture on the left leg and was referred to the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital due to the severity of his inujuries.
Two other injured persons were rushed to the Village of Hope Hospital at Gomoa Fetteh while a two-year-old girl who was also trapped, is currently receiving treatment at the Senya Beraku Health Centre.
According to eyewitness reports, the truck driver frantically signalled to pedestrians to move away when he detected that the truck had developed a fault.
The Winneba Municipal Commander of the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service, Supt. John Paul Akonde, told the Daily Graphic the driver might have lost control, veered off the road and ran into the apartment.
According to him, the driver of the truck died instantly while his mate, who got injured, is receiving treatment at the Village of Hope Hospital.
The Tufuhene(a sub-chief) of the town, Neenyi Kwa Bentum, appealed to the district assembly and the government to construct a by-pass for heavy duty vehicles.