General News of Friday, 11 January 2019Source: Graphic.com.ghEight dead in accident on Accra-Kumasi HighwayThe collision between the sprinter bus and diesel truck occupied at Boankra on the Accra-Kumasi roadEight people are reported dead after a sprinter bus and a diesel truck collided at Boankra on the Accra-Kumasi Highway on Friday. Confirming the accident, the Ashanti Regional MTTD Commander, Chief Superintendent Frank Abrokwah said all occupants of the bus died. He said the truck driver and his assistant suffered injuries and are responding to treatment. According to him, the accident occurred at about 4am after the bus driver lost control after overtaking another bus on a speed ramp and in the process ran into the lane of the oncoming truck. He said the truck in an attempt to avoid the accident veered off its lane and ran into a house.
Source: GhanaWeb January 11, 2019 15:11 UTC