S/R: 10 crushed to death in Gindabor crash

Ten passengers travelling on a VIP bus with registration number GT 5693-15 toward the Upper West Region have died in an accident around Gindabor in the Savanna Region.

The accident occurred when the passenger bus veered off the road and rammed a tree.

The ghastly crash led to the bus being split into two halves.

Apart from the deaths, several other passengers sustained serious injuries.

It is, however, not clear what caused the accident.

Speaking on Accra100.5 FM’s mid-day news on Wednesday, 8 December 2021, about the accident, the Sawla Tuna Police Commander, Mr De-graft Adjei Armah, said the vehicle heading toward Wa, veered off the road into a tree.

He noted that the police suspects the driver was fatigued.

He said the bus started the journey with 45 passengers but some alighted leaving about 20 aboard the vehicle when the accident happened.

He stressed that the dead is made up of three children and seven adults.

The dead have been deposited to the Wa morgue while the injured are receiving treatment at the Wa hospital