Help Identify Survivor of Kintampo Accident


Authorities of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) have appealed to members of the public to help identify a survivor of the Kintampo road accident.

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The victim, according to Mr Kwame Frimpong, Public Relations Officer of the KATH, is currently on admission at the Accident and Emergency Unit of the hospital.

He said the victim was brought in alone and it was believed that her mother might have perished in the accident.

Last Wednesday, a Metro Mass Transit (MMT) bus and a cargo truck collided head-long along the Kintampo-Tamale road around 8:00 pm leaving 61 passengers dead and 25 others seriously injured.

Majority of the survivors were said to be on admission at the Techiman Holy Family Hospital and the Komfo Anokye Hospital. Meanwhile, six out of the injured persons are reported to be in critical condition and have been brought to Accra for further treatment.

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The accident occurred when the Bolgatanga-bound MMT bus from Kumasi, which had developed faulty brakes, ran into an oncoming cargo truck at a place between Kintampo and Babatokuma.

Source: GraphicOnline