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SAD NEWS: Tema-Akosombo road accident claims seven lives on new-year eve

Seven persons have been confirmed dead, with several others injured after a speeding Sprinter Bus with registration Number GN 8209- 15 carrying 16 passengers rammed into a faulty stationary Tipper Truck with registration GN 2064 -14 at Kpong of the Akosombo to Tema highway.

Seven passengers died on the spot while the rest sustained various degrees of injuries.

The incident occurred on the new year’s eve.

Nine passengers who sustained life-threatening injuries were rushed to the Akuse and St. Martins de Porres Hospital.

Personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service and Police rushed to the scene to extricate the victims to the St. Martin de Porres Hospital, Agormanya.

Simon Kweku Tetteh, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Lower Manya Krobo who was at the scene described the accident as unfortunate. He promised to provide medical care to the victims whose families are yet to be known.

Source: pulse.com.gh