14 dead, 80 others sustain injuries in a gory accident on Accra – Kumasi Highway

Fourteen persons (14) have died while 80 others are injured in a fatal accident at Kyekyewere Community near Nsawam to Suhum stretch of the Accra to Kumasi Highway in the Eastern Region on Tuesday morning around 5:30am.

The injured persons were rushed to Suhum and Nsawam Government Hospitals while the bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the morgue.

This gory accident happened when a Burkina Faso bound DAF Cargo Truck crashed two buses.

The fully loaded DAF Cargo Truck from Accra heading towards Kumasi burst a tyre hence veered off its single lane and crashed two buses fully loaded with passengers from Kumasi to Accra.

The Buses are STC bus with registration number GE 8131-16 and another Bus with registration Number GT4997 -20.

Personnel from the Ghana Police Service, Ambulance, and National Disaster Management Organization were at the scene to rescue the victims to the said hospital.