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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Two Yutong Buses In Head-On Collision; 20 Dead, Over 42 Seriously Injured

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Information reaching Peacefmonline.com indicates that two Yutong Buses crashed in a head-on collision this dawn leading to the tragic death of about 20 people.
The catastrophic incident is said to have occurred on a stretch of road between Akomadan and Edinkasu in the Offinso North Constituency. One of the buses with registration number GC 4818 Z, was said to be returning from Kumasi with 25 passengers on board, while the other bus with registration number GN2673-10 was on its way to Kumasi from Bolgatanga.
The impact of the explosive crash led to the roof of the smaller Yutong bus being ripped off.
Peacefm’s Reporter, Hackman Owusu Afriyie who visited the scene reports that 20 passengers have been confirmed death with over 42 passengers seriously injured in the accident which happened at about 2am Tuesday. According to him, the driver of the Yutong Bus from Bolgatanga could not survive the tragic crash whiles his other colleague (driver of the Yutong bus from Kumasi) is said to have lost both legs in the accident.
One of the survivors of the accident told Kwame Sefa-Kayi in an interview on Peace FM’s Kokrokoo that both drivers were cruising at such a top speed that when they met at a sharp curve, it was impossible to avoid each other, thus the inevitable accident occurred.
He described the incident as horrible and terrifying.
Bodies of the unfortunate victims have been deposited at the Techiman and Akomadan mortuaries whiles survivors have been conveyed to the Techiman Government Hospital and Akomadan Hospital.

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