A 9 year pupil, name (unknown) has been killed by a small tipper truck at Awutu Beraku in the central region this morning.
The incident happened at Akrampa junction, a stretch on the Kasoa Winneba Highway.
The deceased was on his way to school with his brother where the speeding tipper truck with registration number GR 8763-21 from Kasoa heading towards Awutu Beraku knocked the poor boy down and killed him instantly.
Some eyewitness disclosed that, a couple of vehicular knockdowns have happened on the stretch in recent years because of the lack of speed ramps.
Chief Inspector Teiko of the Awutu Beraku Police command who confirmed the occurrence said, the deceased has been sent to Winneba Trauma and Specialist Hospital for autopsy.
The Tipper driver however has been detaines in police custody at Awutu Beraku District Police station for investigation.