CHECK IT-8 persons die, another tragic accident, on Kintampo road
DownGh.com can confirm that there has been yet another ghastly accident on the Techiman-Kintampo highway at Tuobodom in the Bono East region which has resulted in eight people losing their lives.
According to reports sighted, the accident occurred when a Mercedes Benz truck with the registration number AS 9554G and a taxi cab with the registration number BA 1356 P collided.
Narating the incident, ASP Andrews Okonengye, the Bono East MTTD Regional Commander said;
“When he got to Tuobodom, the driver lost control of the vehicle and just on the verge of falling, a taxi cab coming from the opposite direction driven by Kwame Mensah, 26, with four other people on board crashed into it.
“The impact was so great such that the cargo truck turned around to face the opposite direction,”
Six persons died at the scene whilst two others were transported to a hospital by officers of the Ghana National Fire Service. They however died two hours after being admitted at the hospital. Making the total number of deceased persons 8; two females and six males.
7 bodies have been identified by the police with the exception of one. Their bodies have been deposited at the Holy Family morgue.