Sad news reaching our news desk has it that five persons have lost their lives in a ghastly accident at Akim Birimso in the Eastern Region.
Seven others sustained injuries and have been transported to Hawa Memorial Hospital at Osiem for medical attention.
The unfortunate incident occurred on Monday around 3:55 am.
It involved an Accra-bound Toyota Hiace minibus with registration number AK 1145-21, which was traveling from Kumasi with 13 persons onboard which veered off its lane and crashed into an articulated Daf lowbed with registration number GT3799-16. The driver of the Minibus is yet to be identified.
The five persons died on the spot.