- Six children and 4 adults have perished in a gory accident at Nasia a suburb of Walewale
- The vehicle reportedly run into a metal bridge and somersaulted many times before wrecking.
- It is suspected that the accident is a result of sleep-driving as the driver was said to have driven for a long distance
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Six children and 4 adults have perished in a gory accident with several other sustaining various degrees of injuries.
The Garu bound 45-seater Kia bus travelling from Kumasi got involved in the accident at Nasia a suburb of Walewale in the North East Region.
The vehicle reportedly run into a metal bridge and somersaulted many times before wrecking.
According to a report by the Ghana News Agency, GNA, over 30 people sustained various degrees of injuries while 10 perished.
The Upper East Regional Head of National Road Safety Authority (NRSA), Dennis Yirebu, who confirmed the incident said investigations are ongoing to ascertain if the cause of the accident was really the crash or another thing.
He, however, suspects the incident could be as a result of sleep-driving as the driver was said to have driven for a long distance.
Road crashes don't just happen out of the blue.
These unfortunate incidents are almost caused by something which if not checked wreaks havoc
Some of the road carnages are as a result of the carelessness on the part of some drivers and their non-adherence to road traffic regulations.
Other causative factors could be bad road networks and poor rood signages, drunk driving as well as tired driving.
In other news, news reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that fuel prices are expected to go up by over 2 percent per litre starting next week across various pumps in the country. In a report filed by Ghanaweb.com, the increase is based on figures provided by the Bulk Oil Distribution Companies.
Fuel prices to increase from next week; 1litre to go for GH¢5.00
Some major pumps across the country are currently selling at the new price, GH¢5.00 per litre while others are still selling at the old price, GH¢4.85.
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