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.

E/R: 5 de@d, 7 in critical condition after fatal accident at Birimso [PHOTOS]
The unfortunate incident occurred on Monday around 3:55 am.E/R: 5 de@d, 7 in critical condition after fatal accident at Birimso [PHOTOS]

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.

E/R: 5 de@d, 7 in critical condition after fatal accident at Birimso [PHOTOS]

The five persons died on the spot.

E/R: 5 de@d, 7 in critical condition after fatal accident at Birimso [PHOTOS]