E/R: Moving Bus With Passengers Onboard Catches Fire
A moving bus with registration number AS 8249-19 with 49 passengers on board traveling from Tumu towards Accra has caught fire. The incident occurred at 5;30am Saturday February 5,2021. According to the driver, Anim Richmond 52, on reaching a section of the road at Akim Fisher near Asiakwa junction on Accra-Kumasi Highway, he then noticed that smoke was billowing from the rear
portion of the vehicle. He said he parked the vehicle on the shoulders of the road but suddenly the Bus was also engulfed in flames and burnt beyond recognition too. All passengers aboard escaped unhurt. Personnel of the Ghana National Fire from the Kibi Fire Station arrived at the scene to douse the fire. According to Deputy public Relations Officer, Sargeant Francis Gomado, efforts are underway to tow the vehicle from the scene.