Reports reaching Mynewsghana.com indicates that over 70 lives have been lost in a car accident that happened this dawn on the Tamale – Kintampo Highway. The accident which involved two buses with over 70 passengers onboard collided head-on in the early hours of Friday, March 22, 2019.
The accident occurred at Ampomakrom, a village near Kintampo in the Kintampo North Municipality of the Bono East Region, along the main Kintampo-Tamale Highway.
It is has been confirmed that a VVIP Kia bus with registration number GT 3915- 17 from Garu in the Upper East Region heading towards Kumasi collided with a Grandbird bus with registration number GT 5694-18 from Accra which was heading towards Bolgantaga also in the Upper East Region.
It is unclear what might have caused the collision but it is speculated that one of the drivers might have been dozing off and run into the lane of the other from the opposite direction.
All passengers, including those onboard ones of the buses which was en route from Garu and bound for Kumasi have been burnt beyond recognition when the vehicle went up in flames soon after the crash
Mynewsghana.com is following the story and will update this post should any other information come up.
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