Eight people dead in a gory accident at Soko in the Ashanti region; several others injured

Eight people dead in a gory accident at Soko in the Ashanti region; several others injured

- Eight persons are feared dead in an accident that occurred at Soko in the Ashanti region

- An eyewitness said a Sprinter bus which was coming from Kumasi at top speed collided head-on with a tipper truck

- The mates of the two vehicles, the driver of the sprinter, and five other passengers aboard the sprinter lost their lives

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News reaching YEN.com.gh reveals that eight persons are feared dead in an accident that occurred at Soko, a farming community in the Ashanti Region.

The unfortunate incident happened on Monday, June 7, 2021, at about 7:45 am after a head-on collision of a sprinter bus and a tipper truck.

In a report filed by 3news, an eyewitness said a Sprinter bus with registration number GT 4013-14, which was coming from Kumasi at top speed collided with a tipper truck with registration number WR 1653-A.

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Eight people dead in a gory accident at Soko in the Ashanti region; several others injured
Eight people dead in a gory accident at Soko in the Ashanti region; several others injured Photo credit: 3news.com
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According to the eyewitness, the mate of the tipper truck hit his head on the road when the two vehicles collided and died instantly while the driver managed to get out.

Unfortunately, most of the casualties were in the Sprinter bus, as its driver and mate as well as five other passengers died on the spot.

The injured, about 3, were all sent to the St Patrick Government Hospital in Offinso South Municipality.

In a related development, a teacher of the Ghana National College in Cape Coast met her untimely death on Wednesday, June 2, 2021.

31-year-old Sheila Afful lost her life after a vehicle that was being driven by a police officer run her over.

The driver, Lance Corporal Euodia Adu Gyamfi of the Twifo Praso police station, was driving a Toyota Corolla saloon car with registration number GG 3680-18 with one person on board.

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In a report filed by Citnews, the vehicle which was descending from the administration block towards the main gate veered off its lane, crushed a tree, somersaulted, and ran her over.

The driver and the passenger together with the teacher were rushed to the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital for treatment, where Sheila Afful was pronounced dead on arrival.

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