14 passengers feared death while over 80 others have sustained serious injuries in a fatal accident at Kyekyewere, a town on the Accra-Kumasi Highway in the Eastern Region.
The accident occurred Tuesday morning around 5:30 am. According to witnesses, a DAF Cargo Truck believed to be heading towards Burkina Faso on the Kumasi stretch burst a tyre causing the driver to lose control of the steering wheel hence veered off its lane and crashed two buses loaded with passengers from the Kumasi direction heading towards Accra.
The Buses crashed are an STC bus with registration number GE 8131-16 and another Bus with registration Number GT4997 -20.
Personnel from the Ghana Police Service, Ambulance, and National Disaster Management Organization were at the scene to rescue the victims to the Nsawam and Suhum Government Hospitals. The bodies have been conveyed to the morgue.