Accident On Kumasi-Volta Region Road: 3 Dead And Several Others Injured After Bus Plunges Into A Bush

Accident On Kumasi-Volta Region Road: 3 Dead And Several Others Injured After Bus Plunges Into A Bush

  • An accident on the Kumasi to Volta Region road has killed three people and injured many others on a commercial bus
  • The bus was travelling to Volta Region when the incident happened at Sekyere Kankan on July 17, 2023
  • Reports say the accident happened when the Zhong Tong bus veered off the road and into the bush to avoid impact with a vehicle that was manoeuvering a wrong overtaking

A tragic accident on the Kumasi to Volta Region road has claimed three lives and injured scores.

Video and photos of the fatal incident on Twitter show the red Zhong Tong bus with registration GW 5546-23 mangled in the front area and on its side.

An accident on the Kumasi-Volta-Region high has claimed three lives.
Images show the totalled Zhong Tong commercial bus after the accident on July 17, 2023. Source: Twitter/@KobbyKyei
Source: Twitter

The blogger explained that the accident happened when the passenger bus was forced into the bush when the driver tried to avoid a vehicle that had been overtaking another car dangerously.

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The accident happened near Sekyere Kankan.

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According to the blogger, Kobby Kyei, the accident happened on Monday, July 17, 2023.

"This incident serves as a reminder for all drivers to prioritise road safety and ensure the secure transportation of passengers to their intended destinations," the blogger said.

Kobby Kyei also disclosed that one of the deceased victims in the accident is a lady who got married two weeks ago. He also commended the police and security agencies for their swift response.

The newly-wed was returning to work in the Volta Region after her honeymoon, the report claimed.

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