Gory accident on Achimota highway kills two; several injured as sprinter bus burst tyre

Gory accident on Achimota highway kills two; several injured as sprinter bus burst tyre

- Two people died on the spot and several others sustained injuries in an accident on the Achimota highway in Accra

- The accident occurred when a sprinter bus swerved off the road after a tyre puncture

A gory accident which occurred in front of the St John’s Grammar School in Accra has claimed the lives of two persons, with many more injured.

The sad incident reportedly happened along the Achimota highway on Sunday, April 28, 2019 around 11:50 AM.

According to an eyewitness report, a sprinter bus lost control and swerved off the road after a tyre puncture.

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The vehicle reportedly somersaulted several times after veering off to hit the street light and then crashed into a concrete barrier.

Two persons, all men, died on the spot, while many other persons sustained various degrees of injury.

This is the third major accident that has happened in the country since the turn of the year.

Earlier in March, there were two separate gory road accidents which occurred in two different regions.

Both accidents claimed close to 70 lives, with many more sustaining various degrees of injuries following the incident.

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