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Accident on Obuasi-Dunkwa Road claims 10 lives, leaving 13 Injured

A fiery crash in Obuasi on Monday evening left ten dead and thirteen people with serious injuries.

The accident took place on the Obuasi- Dunkwa road around 9; 30PM between a Ford with registration number GE 58-13 and a Sprinter bus with registration number GT 7910/14.

The MTTD Commander for Obuasi, DSP Joseph Okra, during an interview with the Shaft FM morning show host Dzivon Mensah Justice [Ghanaba] said while six of the passengers died at the scene, the other four also died on arrival at the Obuasi Government Hospital and the Anglogold Ashanti [AGA] hospital. The other thirteen passengers are also suffering life threatening injuries at the hospital.

“A taxi with registration number EW 182 W, after the crash between the Ford and the Sprinter bus, also collided with the Ford with the driver also suffering serious injuries” DSP Joseph Okra said.

The MTTD Commander advised all vehicle drivers both in and outside Obuasi to desist from overspeeding especially during this rainy season.

 

Story By: Angelina Serwaa Appau

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