Accident involving Yendi-Kumasi bound bus and a truck claim 22 lives

A vehicle collision involving a Yendi-Kumasi bound Grandbird bus with registration number AS4635–22 and a truck with registration number GW1127–P has claimed the life of 22 people.

The gory accident happened on Sunday 5 March 2023 when the articulated truck veered off its lane into another lane facing the bus in an attempt to avoid crashing into another car that was parked on the road.

The bus then crashed into the oncoming articulated truck. The accident occurred at a section of the road between Kintampo and Babatokuma” an eyewitness said.

Meanwhile, the bodies, according to the residents have been deposited at the morgue of the Kintampo Government Hospital while the injured are also receiving treatment at the same hospital.

The drivers of the two vehicles who are said to have survived the accident are currently in police custody.