Deadly VVIP Bus Crash in Eastern Region Leaves 3 Dead; Dozens Injured


A VVIP bus carrying about 30 passengers has been involved in a fatal accident, Sunday.

The accident which took place on the Kumasi-Accra road near the popular rest stop called Linda Dor in the Eastern region claimed the lives of 3 passengers on the spot.

Scores of people suffered varying degree of injuries while the three dead people were reportedly trapped under the VVIP bus.

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An eyewitness disclosed to that the accident occurred at exactly 10 minutes to 6:00p.m while it was raining heavily.

She explained that the torrential nature of the rain created visibility challenges for motorists. The driver may not have seen properly resulting in the accident, she added.

The police, Fire Service personnel, as well as residents of the area, got to the scene to help survivors.

The driver of the bus, who is in a critical condition was rushed together with the other surviving passengers to the Nkawkaw Holy Family Hospital where they are receiving treatment.

Ghana has recorded numerous road accident cases since the dawn of  this year, 2016.

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Many have called on the government as well as road safety agencies to look into the possible causes of these recurrent road crashes as well as proffer means of eliminating or reducing them to the barest minimum.

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However, it seems nothing meaningful has been done in response to the call or that there are other factors contributing to this that are outside the control of the government and road safety agencies.

We’ll keep you updated with more information as events on the sad occurrence unfold.