7 Dead In Terrible Accident At Ahafo Region
Seven persons have been reported dead in a terrible accident on the Kukuom-Kwapong road in the Asunafo South District of the Ahafo Region.
Goaso Fire Service personnel who were on their way to rescue the victims have also been involved in another crash accident.
The Ahafo Regional Motor Transport and Traffic Directorate (MTTD) Commander, DSP Ekow Gaisie, confirmed the incident.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Gaisie disclosed that a taxi with registration number GT 7008 – X with seven persons on board, heading from Kwapong to Kukuom crashed with a Man Diesel tipper truck at a place called Obaayaa, killing all the seven persons in the taxi on the spot.
DSP Ekow also added that upon hearing information about the accident has indicate that, the Asunafo North Municipal Fire Service deployed seven men to the scene but they were also involved in an accident while on their way.
The driver of the fire tender, he narrated, lost control and crashed into a Kia Truck parked on the road and landed on its side.
However, none of the Servicemen died except for injuries sustained.
The conductor of the tipper truck also got injured and was rushed to the Goaso Municipal Government Hospital.
He said the dead bodies have also been deposited at the mortuary of the same hospital.