Over 30 people die in accident on Cape Coast- Takoradi highway; several injured

Over 30 people die in accident on Cape Coast- Takoradi highway; several injured

-About thirty-four people have died with many others injured in an accident on the Cape Coast-Takoradi Highway

- The accident happened at 12:15 am on Tuesday, January 14, 2020

- Both drivers died instantly with one of them having his body trapped in the mangled vehicle

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Information reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that about thirty-four people have died with many others injured in an accident that happened at 12:15 am Tuesday, on the Cape Coast-Takoradi Highway.

According to Graphic Online among the dead are 20 males, 11 females and three children.

Further information reveals that 29 people died on the spot while the remaining died at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital.

Eyewitnesses said both drivers died instantly with one of them having his body trapped in the mangled vehicle.

Over 30 people die in accident on Cape Coast- Takoradi highway; several injured

Over 30 people die in accident on Cape Coast- Takoradi highway; several injured Source: Original
Source: Original

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The accident involved two Yutong buses which had a head-on collision on the Dompoase Junction near Komenda Junction.

According to the police, the red Yutong bus travelling from Accra to Takoradi tried to overtake the vehicle in front of it and ended up running into the oncoming white Takoradi to Accra bound Yutong bus.

The police say, they are yet to ascertain the number of passengers on the Takoradi bound car, which has been badly mangled.

Officers of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) and police were on hand to rescue some of the injured persons.

Over 30 people die in accident on Cape Coast- Takoradi highway; several injured

Over 30 people die in accident on Cape Coast- Takoradi highway; several injured Source: UGC
Source: UGC

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In other news, YEN.com.gh has learned that a Gold Coast lawyer, William Esuman-Gwira Sekyi, also known as Kobina Sekyi, never wore European clothes.

Sekyi, who was a nationalist, philosopher, lawyer and writer, was born on November 1, 1892, in Cape Coast. He was the son of John Gladstone Sackey, who was once a headmaster of Mfantsipim and Wilhelmina Pietersen.

Per a report by ghanamuseum.com, Sekyi was educated at Mfantsipim just like his father and then headed to the University of London to study Philosophy.

Over 30 people die in accident on Cape Coast- Takoradi highway; several injured

Over 30 people die in accident on Cape Coast- Takoradi highway; several injured Source: UGC
Source: UGC

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