5 Die In Accident At Begoro
Five persons are reported dead in a terrible accident that occurred at Akrumusu on Begoro Osiem road in the Fanteakwa North of the Eastern Region by charcoal and maize-loaded vehicle.
The Eastern Reginal Police Command’s Public Affairs Officer, DSP Ebenezer Tetteh confirmed the accident.
Information from him indicates that a 28-seater Benz bus with registration number GR 4074-E loaded with charcoal and maize fell into a ditch while negotiating a sharp curve near Akrumusu village.
When police and fire officers got to the scene, the vehicle loaded with charcoal and maize had overturned in a gutter with its tires hanging in the air.
The driver, Solomon Owusu, and one Kofi Boateng, aged 46, were rescued and rushed to the Begoro District Hospital but were pronounced dead on arrival.
In a statement, the police said “Five persons whose names were given to Police by victim Kofi Boateng as, Kwame Atta, “Scorpion”, Kofi, Kwesi, and Issac Teye were stuck and buried in the vehicle by the loaded charcoal and maize.”
The bodies have been deposited at the Hospital’s morgue for preservation and autopsy.