24 dead in Tamale-Buipe road accident

General News of Monday, 21 January 2013

Source: Joy Online

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Twenty four persons have been confirmed dead in an accident that occurred on the Tamale-Buipe road in the Northern Region Monday morning.

The twenty four included 23 persons on a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicle with registration number AS 8931-12 traveling from Kumasi to Tamale and the driver of a KIA truck with registration number AS 8833-11 traveling from Tamale to the Buipe market.

DSP Owusu, who confirmed the accident to Joy FM’s Super Morning Show Monday, said there was head-on collision between the KIA truck, which was carrying cattle, and the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicle.

Two persons who sustained serious injuries have been rushed to the Tamale Teaching Hospital.