Three dead in Tema-Akosombo highway accident

Three dead in Tema-Akosombo highway accident

- Three persons died on the Asutsuare junction on Wednesday morning

- They were travelling on a Koforidua bound mini van

- The vehicle was feared to have developed a faulty ball joint and alerted the driver but he ignored them

- The bodies have been deposited at the Tema General Hospital Morgue

Three dead in Tema-Akosombo highway accident

Photo credit: Graphiconline/ The accident scene

Three persons died on the spot when the mini urvan bus they were traveling on got involved in an accident at Asutsuare junction on Wednesday morning.

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The mini bus with registration number, GN 4284-14 was heading from Ashaiman to Koforidua when it reportedly veered off the road and summersaulted between Asutsare and Shai Hills on the Tema-Akosombo Highway.

Accordimg to an eye-witness account, a mechanical fault in the ball joints of the vehicle was said to have caused the accident.

Three dead in Tema-Akosombo highway accident

Some passengers on the said vehicle were said to have earlier complained to the driver that they were hearing an unusual noise under the car, which fell on the driver’s deaf ears.

Three dead in Tema-Akosombo highway accident

A victim being pulled from the mangled vehicle

Meanwhile, the bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the Tema General Hospital Morgue while other passengers on board the vehicle who got injured are also undergoing treatment.

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