Gory accident k!lls 5, 14 others injured

A piece of unfortunate news reaching our front desk has it that five(5) people have lost their lives in a fatal accident on Kintampo-Techiman road.

According to reports, the sad incident happened around 3:50 am on Wednesday, January. A Kumasi-bound KIA Grandbird with registration number KK-1-20 from Bolgatanga rammed into a faulty articulator track.

The malfunctioning articulator DAF truck from Burkina Faso with registration numbers 11-KM-1338 (front plate) and 11-KM-7337 (rear plate) was left unattended with no warning triangle to warn oncoming vehicles of the danger ahead, according to a police situational report.

The bus driver, who looked to have lost focus or was maybe napping while traveling at high speeds, colliding with the halted articulator truck’s rear end.

Five passengers were confirmed de@d at the spot.

 

A total of 14 passengers have been admitted to the Holy Family Hospital in Techiman.
Two of them are in life-threatening situations. An officer from the Ghana Immigration Service is among the injured.