Four killed as ambulance crashes with truck in W/R

Four killed as ambulance crashes with truck in W/R

Four people died on the spot at Beahu in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region on Friday when an ambulance collided with a truck.

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The ambulance was conveying a patient from Dixcove to the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital.

Six killed as ambulance crashes with truck in W/R

The ambulance that was involved in the accident. Credit: 3news.com

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It is unclear what may have caused the deadly accident.

Six killed as ambulance crashes with truck

Six killed as ambulance crashes with truck in W/R. Credit: 3news.com

According to 3news.com the truck was carting manganese. The casualties have been confirmed by the Western regional MTTD Commander Chief Supt Richard Appiah.

Two of the passengers who survived the accident are being treated in a nearby health facility.

On Thursday, nearly 10 people died in accident at Teacher Mante near Nsawam in the Eastern region.

Thursday's accident occurred when A VIP bus heading towards Accra with registration number GE 2393 10, and a cargo truck, registered GT 1327 10, heading towards Kumasi, collided head-on.

The accident, which happened around 4:30 pm today [Thursday], had a one and half-year-old child among the dead.

Statistics released by the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) indicates that 708 persons died from 4,049 road accidents in the first quarter of 2017 alone.

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