Bus Swerving Potholes Lead To Road Crash On Eastern Corridor Road, Over 30 Reported Dead

Bus Swerving Potholes Lead To Road Crash On Eastern Corridor Road, Over 30 Reported Dead

  • A road crash on the Peki stretch of the Eastern Corridor road in the Volta Region has led to over 30 deaths
  • The crash involved a head-on collision between a bus and a minivan that was said to be speeding
  • The bus driver reportedly tried to dodge potholes on the road, leading to the fatal collision

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A road crash on September 27, 2023, along the Peki stretch of the Eastern Corridor road reportedly led to over 30 deaths.

Indications are that the crash occurred when a bus collided with a minivan while trying to swerve through potholes.

Peki road crash
Over 30 persons died in the road crash at Peki. Source: Getty Images
Source: Getty Images

Community members who came to the scene after the accident could be heard complaining about the speed of the drivers involved in the crash.

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The commercial bus, carrying about 15 people, reportedly crashed into a cargo truck when the driver tried to overtake another car.

According to reports, the eight who perished in the incident were taken to the Tema General Hospital mortuary.

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He was returning from a funeral in his constituency on the evening of Saturday, July 29, 2023, when his vehicle collided with a mini-bus outside the Atwima Mponua township.

The front right tyre of the MP's vehicle reportedly burst during an attempt to overtake a car ahead of him, which is one of the leading causes of accidents in Ghana.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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