- The pregnant survivor of the ghastly motor accident has finally spoken
- According to her, the bus immediately caught fire when it collided
The fatal accident happened on March 9 at dawn
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A pregnant survivor of the ghastly motor accident involving the Metro Mass bus and Sprinter minibus at Kawampe in Kintampo in the Bono East region has finally spoken.
Speaking to Adom News about the accident, the pregnant woman who only gave her name as Hawa, said the Kumasi-bound Metro Mass bus immediately caught fire when it collided with the Sprinter bus.
According to her, she was unable to save her 12-year-old who was caught up in the inferno after the crash.
“We were traveling from Bawku to Kumasi, when all of a sudden a 207 bus (referring to the sprinter bus) crashed into our bus. both vehicles immediately went up in flames,” she said.
Hawa happens to be one of the six survivors of the ghastly car crash currently receiving medical treatment at the Kintampo Government Hospital.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that more than 20 persons were feared dead after a head-on collision at Kawampe in the Kintampo North Municipality of the Bono East Region.
According to a report filed by Graphic.com.gh, the Metro Mass Bus which was carrying sacks of fresh pepper and about 12 passengers and heading towards Kintampo from Tamale, collided head-on with the Sprinter minibus between Kawampe and Dawadawa at about 4.00 am Monday, March 9, 2020.
Assemblyman for Kawampe, Mathias Taasun, said the two buses caught fire after the collision and all the passengers who got trapped in the Sprinter bus are dead.
"As I speak now personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service have been able to douse the fire and are removing the bodies of the deceased", he stated.
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