Three die in Accra-Kumasi Highway accident

A VVIP bus with registration number GL 527-14 has been involved in an accident at Amanase near the Suhum on Accra to Kumasi highway, killing three passengers and injuring several others.

The accident occurred on Tuesday September 8.

The injured were rushed to the Suhum Government hospital for treatment.

Narrating the incident to journalists, Kwadwo Minta, a Staff of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) said “The accident occurred around 5:30am between Amanase and Okorase near Suhum stretch of the Accra to Kumasi Highway.

“They were about 43 passengers in the bus from Kumasi to Accra but the steering wheel locked so the driver attempted to apply break leading to the Bus to veer off the road and crashed at the roadside.

“Myself and my District Director of Ayensuano NADMO Joseph Okai Gyan rushed to the scene to help rescue the victims, unfortunately three persons including a four year old child died instantly. Many are seriously injured and have been rushed to Suhum Government Hospital.”

By Lauid Nartey|3news.com|Ghana

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