8 Perish In Gory Accident On Wa-Sawla Highway; 22 Injured
8 Eight persons have been confirmed dead following a gory motor accident on the Wa-Sawla highway in the Savannah Region on Thursday. Twenty-two others are also in very critical condition after a Wa-Kumasi bound Sprinter vehicle with registration number AS 3022-15 somersaulted and then crashed into a bush in the Sawla
Tuna Kalba District of the Savannah Region. According to the Sawla-Tuna Kalba District Police Command, the 23 seater Sprinter bus was from Wa in the Upper West Region heading towards Kumasi on Thursday 18 March 2021. At about 11 am, upon reaching the outskirts of the district, a wooden storage box fell off from another
bus that overtook the Sprinter bus. The Sprinter then ran over the chop box, bursting a tyre before crashing into a bush. The Sawla Police too have confirmed the incident, saying the 22 injured passengers are being treated at the Sawla District Hospital. The deceased were sent to the Wa Hospital Mortuary for identification and burial.