According to Ghanaontheglobe.com reports a deadly accident has claimed the lives of 10 people at Accra-Cape Coast Highway.
Ten persons have been confirmed dead while the injured are receiving treatment at the Winneba Trauma and Specialist Hospital, after two Yutong buses with registration number GN 4742-17 and GS 6262-19, collided head-on at Gomoa Mampong on the Accra-Cape Coast highway.
Our reports indicate that the accident occurred around 3:30 on Sunday, August 22, 2021, after the Yutong bus with registration number GN 4741 – 10 which was headed for Accra from Takoradi in a bid to overtake a vehicle, collided with the other Yutong bus with registration number GS 6262-19, which was headed for Ivory Coast from Accra.
Speaking to the media, Municipal Fire Commander for Winneba, DO1 Henry Aseidu, indicated that some of the victims have been discharged while those who are on admission are in critical condition.
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“We had a call from our regional headquarters that an accident had occurred on the Gomoa Mampong stretch and we quickly rushed to the scene. What we gathered was that two Yutong buses were involved, and one of the buses was heading to Accra from Takoradi, while the other bus which was carrying some Ivorians was headed to Ivory Coast from Accra. It was fatal, and we had to take our time to collect the bodies. About ten people have been found dead while the rest are receiving treatment at the Winneba Trauma and Specialist Hospital” DO1 Henry Aseidu said.