13 people reported dead in Kumasi-Accra Highway accident

13 people have died in an accident on the Kumasi-Accra Highway.

11 others were injured following the accident that happened on Sunday, October 3, 2021.

According to Newshuntermag.com report, the accident occurred at about 10:30 PM.

It involved an Accra-Kumasi bound bus and a Cargo Truck at Konongo in the Ashanti Region.

Speaking to the media, the Konongo MTTD Commander, DSP Paa Yeboah revealed: “The Cargo Truck was coming from the Kumasi direction to Accra and the OA Bus was coming from the Accra direction towards Wa with passengers though the bus wasn’t full.

“The passengers together with the driver and the mate, there were 26 persons on board.”

He added: “There was a truck ahead of the bus and in an attempt to overtake, it crashed into the other at the front part and both vehicles fell into a ditch. 13 people died on the spot and about 11 others injured.”

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