C/R: One dead; several injured in accident

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One person has been confirmed dead, another in critical condition

following a motor accident on the Cape Coast-Yamoransa road in the

Central region.

Joy News' regional correspondent Richard Kwadwo Nyarko who visited the

scene of the accident reports that eight others sustained minor


The injured have been sent to the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital.

The driver of the TATA bus with registration number GW 4109–R,

belonging to the University Pentecostals Fellowship of the University

of Cape Coast, is said to have lost control of the vehicle near the

Pedu Junction Sunday noon.

It then started swinging from one side of the road to the other; in

the process the bus burst a tyre and ran into an oncoming Sprinter bus

GT 3654–15 from the Takoradidirection with nine passengers onboard.

Sensing danger, a Mercedes Benz ML WR 2940–14, also coming fromthe

opposite direction of the TATA bus, parked but unfortunately the bus

rammed into it after jamming the Sprinter.

All the victims in the accident including the one who died were in the

Sprinter Bus heading towards Cape Coast, Kwadwo Nyarko reports.

The accident, he said caused heavy traffic on the Cape Coast-Yamoransa

road for hours.

Head of Central Regional Fire Service, Koku Fiadzo who led his team to

evacuate the vehicles advised drivers to be extra careful during the

raining season.

Such accidents could be avoided orcontrolled if drivers apply minimum

speed on the roads, he analysed.

Credit: Myjoyonline.com

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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