14 dead, over 80 injured in fatal accident on Accra-Kumasi highway

14 dead, over 80 injured in fatal accident on Accra-Kumasi highway

At least 14 persons have lost their lives and over 80 also injured in a fatal accident that occurred around 5:30am on Tuesday morning.

The accident, according to reports, happened at Kyekyewre, a town on the Accra-Kumasi Highway, in the Eastern Region.

According to eye witnesses, a cargo car believed to be heading towards Burkina Faso burst its tyre, causing the driver to lose control of the steering wheel and crushing into two other Accra-bound buses.

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STC bus with registration number GE 813-16 and another bus with registration number GT 4997-20 were both involved in the accident together with the cargo car.

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Personnel from the Ghana Police Service, National Ambulance Service and National Disaster Management Organsiation were able to rescue individuals through the help of the Nsawam-Suhum Government hospitals with bodies of the deceased conveyed to the morgue.

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By Loretta Fafa Anyidoho||Ghana

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