Reports here early Monday said 12 travelers lost their lives late Sunday in a road crash at Akwatiakrom near Sunyani 400 km north of Ghana’s capital.
The Ford Mini bus which they were travelling on to Kumasi 280 km north of the from Sunyani collided with a cargo truck diving in opposite direction.
The accident left 11 males including the driver of the bus and a female dead.
Police sources told media that the mini bus had veered off its course into the path of the on-coming cargo truck, resulting in the collision.
Police from Sunyani who had received a distress call from eye-witnesses carried both the injured and bodies to the hospital.
While the three survivors including the driver of the cargo truck are receiving treatment at the Bechem Government Hospital, bodies of the dead had been deposited at the Duayaw-Nkwanta Hospital Morgue and the Trust Laboratory’s Morgue.
Three months ago a budding female musician, known as Ebony Reigns, lost her life together with two of her colleagues in a similar road crash just three kilometers away from where the latest incident occurred. Enditem