5 Persons Dead, 7 Injured In Fatal Accident On Accra-Kumasi Highway

5 Persons Dead, 7 Injured In Fatal Accident On Accra-Kumasi Highway

 

 

At least five persons have all been confirmed dead in a fatal accident on the Bunso stretch of the Accra to the Kumasi Highway in Eastern region. Seven others who sustained injuries have been admitted at the hospital. The accident occurred Monday April 4 at about 3;55am when the suspect driver now deceased was in charge of

 

Toyota Hiace mini bus with Registration number the AK 1145-21 with thirteen persons onboard traveling from the Kumasi towards the Accra. Reports indicate that on reaching a section of the road after Akyem Asiakwa junction near Bunso, the driver veered off his lane and then crashed the offside rear portion of the DAF lowbird

 

 

articulated truck with registration number GT 3799-16 driven suspect Driver Abonomovi Promise ,40, with the drivers mate loaded with water pumping machines traveling from Tema towards Kumasi with three escort vehicles, two in front, and one behind. The impact then forced the Toyota mini bus to crash at the roadside and

 

 

 

 

killing five persons including the driver instantly. Seven male occupants aboard the Toyota Hiace mini bus too sustained injuries and were rushed to Hawa Memorial Savior hospital and then admitted. The Public Relations officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command DSP Ebenezer Tetteh said police Personnel quickly rushed to

 

 

 

 

the scene to extricate the victims to the hospital and kept the dead bodies at the Kyebi government hospital morgue for identification, preservation and autopsy. He said the accident vehicle have been towed for testing.