Fatal accident on Konongo road kills 17

Fatal accident on Konongo road kills 17

A gory accident involving a fully loaded 207 passenger bus and a stationary timber truck has killed at least 17  people at Nnoboamu near Konongo in the Ashanti region.

The accident which occurred on Friday dawn saw the passenger bus ran into the timber truck, killing 12 passengers on the spot. According to the divisional police, Commander Superintendent Ohene Boadi Bossman, the bus may have crashed into the truck because it was parked in the middle of the road.

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So far, the deceased have been conveyed to the morgue as police begin further investigations.

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