General News of Friday, 1 December 2017
Scores of Passengers on board a VIP bus are in critical condition following a head-on collision with a Trailor Truck Friday dawn.
The accident occurred at Teacher-Mante near Suhum in the Eastern Region on the Accra-Kumasi Highway.
The VIP bus from Kumasi heading to Accra collided with the Trailer while overtaking another vehicle.
The victims have been rushed to the Nsawam and Suhum government Hospitals for medical attention.
A search on the driver side of the VIP bus uncovered some quantities of Tramadol, a drug for pains.
An eyewitness told Kasapa News, “the VIP Bus from Kumasi heading towards Accra was overtaking a Vehicle while the Trailer Truck from Accra crashed head-on with the VIP bus. Many passengers are seriously injured “.
He added that “we found out that the driver has taken tramadol drug. Because we found quantities of tramadol on the driver side, they take the Tramadol to harden them to drive carelessly “. – Kojo Ansah