A road accident on the Accra-Kumasi highway Monday morning has resulted in the death of five people.
Their vehicles reportedly crashed head-on between the Apedwa and Bunso junction of the highway.
Five people out of a total of 13 passengers on board a Toyota Hiace minibus died on the spot, Eastern Regional Police Public Affairs Officer, DSP Ebenezer Tetteh has confirmed.
He said the accident happened near Akyem-Birimso.
The bus they were traveling with reportedly veered off the road and crashed into the rear portion of a DAF truck.
The police said the driver of the Toyota Minibus with registration number GT 3799- 16 now deceased, reportedly lost control of the bus and crashed into the articulated truck with registration number AK 1145 – 21.
Seven other persons on board the Toyota minibus who sustained injuries are currently receiving treatment at a hospital in Osiem.
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