2 dead, 15 others injured in accident caused after bus tyre burst on Buipe-Tamale highway

2 dead, 15 others injured in accident caused after bus tyre burst on Buipe-Tamale highway

- Another accident has occurred on the Buipe-Tamale highway leaving 2 people dead and 15 others injured

- The unfortunate incident occurred on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, around 10: 00 pm

- The accident reportedly occurred when one of the front tyres of the Blue KIA Sky bus transporting the people burst

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Another accident has occurred on the Buipe-Tamale highway in the Central Gonja District in the Savannah Region.

The unfortunate incident occurred on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, around 10: 00 pm.

Two people, unfortunately, lost their lives in the crash with 15 others left with various degrees of injury.

According to a report filed by Graphic.com.gh, the incident happened at Mile 40 near Sarekyekura where one person died on the spot and the other at a health facility that same night.

The deceased(two male adults) and injured were among 51 passengers onboard a KIA Sky bus, with registration number GR 7287-21, which was travelling to Kumasi in the Ashanti Region from Garu in the Upper East Region.

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The accident reportedly occurred when one of the front tyres of the Blue KIA Sky bus transporting the people burst.

On February 3, 2021, two Yutong buses crashed at the same spot and killed 19 people with 50 others injured.

This brings to three the number of accidents that have occurred on the Buipe-Tamale highway within a space of one month, with 26 deaths and about 70 injuries recorded.

The first accident occurred on January 21, this year, in which six people died with five others sustaining injuries.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported one person is reported dead after a head-on collision of an articulated truck and a saloon car.

The saloon car driver died after his car crashed into the articulated truck on the Teacher Mante stretch of the Accra-Kumasi Highway.

The saloon car was heading towards Kumasi junction, but on reaching Teacher Mante, the driver reportedly overtook some vehicles ahead of him and crashed head-on with the articulated vehicle.

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According to a report filed by Starrnews, the driver of the saloon car was trapped in a pool of blood behind the steering wheel of the mangled vehicle in an unconscious condition.

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