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Three dead, 20 injured in kumasi-Accra highway accident

Three persons have died instantly while 20 others sustained various degree of  injury in a fatal accident on the Accra-Kumasi highway Saturday.

The accident which involved articulated truck and passenger bus occurred at Teacher-mante Stretch Of The Highways.

A witness, Kwadwo Minta, Staff of the National Disaster Management Organization stationed in the area told Starr News, the articulated truck with registration number AE 1913 -12 from the Kumasi direction crashed the side of the Bus with registration number GT 5425-20 coming from the opposite direction.

According to him the Bus somersaulted and landed at the roadside where one of the accident vehicles was overtaking.

The injured persons were rushed to the Suhum and Nsawam Government Hospitals while the bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the morgue.

Joseph Okai Gyan who later got to the scene told media that  the situation has created gridlock but emergency service workers are working to get the vehicles towed away.

It comes five days after the country recorded a horrible accident on the Kintampo road which involved a Sprinter Benz Bus and Yutong Bus that led to the death of 35 passengers.

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