Two Dead As VVIP Bus Crashes Into Toyota Hiace At Okanta

Two persons are reported dead in an Accident at Okanta near Nsawam in the Eastern region.

The accident occurred when a Kumasi-bound VVIP bus with registration GT 6417-10 collided with a Toyota Hiace with registration number GN 5664-17 which was on its way to Accra.

Local reporter Kojo Mintah told Francis Abban on the Morning Starr Tuesday that  the VVIP bus was attempting to overtake another bus when it collided with the Toyota vehicle killing the two occupants of the Toyota Hiace instantly .

Personnel from the Police and Fire service are currently at the scene.

The development comes days after 10 people were killed in a crash at Teacher Mantey also near Nsawam when a cargo truck collided with a VIP bus.

A total of 1233 accident cases were recorded in 2017 in the Eastern region with 1732 vehicles involved out of which 374 persons perished  while 2254 were injured.

Most of the accidents occurred at the Seven identified accident prone roads in the Eastern Region.

The accident prone areas identified by the MTTD are Teacher Mante to Apedwa stretch of the Accra-Kumasi Highway, Asamankese -Akroso to Oda road,Akuse -Teye Kwame to Fodoa ,Asikuma Junction to Atimpoku , Adeiso to Asamankese ,Nkawkaw Bypass and Nsawam Bypass.

 

Source: Ghana/StarrFMonline.com/