General News Tue, 21 Nov 2017

Six dead, others injured in accident at Hwidiem

Six persons have been confirmed dead, with eight others are in critical condition after two vehicles they were travelling in collided at Hwidiem in the Asante Akim North District of the Ashanti Region.

According to police, a Kia truck. which was loaded with yam, lost control and veered off the road running into the Ford transit bus.

The Konongo Divisional Police Commander, Superintendent Ohene Boadi Bossman, confirmed the accident to Citi News.

The accident occurred at about 8:30 pm on Monday, and Police has since towed both vehicles from the scene.

The dead included three men and three women.

Three of dead were students; one from the Presbyterian University College, and two from the Presbyterian Training College.

The bodies of the dead have been deposited at the Agogo Presbyterian Hospital morgue, whilst those in critical condition have also been admitted in the same hospital.

So far, none of the victims has been identified by family members.

Source: citifmonline.com
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