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16 feared dead in Accra-Kumasi highway accident

sixteen passengers are feared dead.

16 passengers onboard a VIP commercial vehicle are feared dead following an accident that occurred at the Bunso Junction near Linda Dor spot on the Accra-Kumasi highway in the Eastern Region.

Dozens also sustained serious degrees of injuries in the gory accident which occurred around 1:30 am Friday morning.

The accident involved two VIP buses that were loaded with many passengers heading toward Accra from Kumasi and vice versa.

According to reports gathered by Original News, one of the VIP bus’ driver was overtaking a trailer in front of him when abruptly another bus approached.

In an attempt to avoid running into the vehicle which was fast approaching ahead of it, the VIP driver applied his brakes whilst descending slippery towards the other bus and lost control of the steering wheels.

In the process, the two buses collided head-on leaving many feared dead and several others injured.

The injured passengers have, however, been rushed to the hospital to seek immediate medical treatment.

By: Bernard Ralph Adams

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