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One Dead, 10 Injured In Accra-Cape Coast Highway Accident


One person has been confirmed dead in an accident on the Accra-Cape Coast highway on Saturday morning.

Ten others are said to have sustained various degrees of injuries in the crash, involving a Toyota Corolla vehicle collided with a Metro Mass bus at Ekumfi Akwakrom.

The bus with registration number GS 2614-17 was commuting from Accra to Takoradi whilst the Toyota Corolla with registration number GV 22-14 was travelling from Mankessim in the opposite direction.

According to eyewitnesses, the accident occurred when the driver of Toyota Corolla made an overtaking in a sharp curve thereby crashing into the commercial bus. Some survivors in the Metro Mass bus in an interview with Adom News’ Kofi Adjei said the driver saw the oncoming vehicle but could do little to avert the crush since there was a ditch nearby.

The driver of the Toyota Corolla died died on the spot whilst 10 passengers including the driver of the Metro Mass seriously got injured.

The Injured people are receiving treatment at the Mankessim Roman Catholic Hospital. Meanwhile, the deceased who is yet to be identified have since been deposited at Saltpond mortuary for preservation and autopsy.

Also, vehicles involved in the crush have also been sent to Jedu Police Station for an investigations.


Credit: Myjoyonline.com

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