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Two dead in a head-on collision near University of Cape Coast


Two persons have been confirmed dead in a fatal accident involving a Hyundai bus and a Man Diesel container truck in Cape Coast in the Central Region.

The accident occurred on Wednesday night. The bus registered GW 9656-17, collide with the container truck with registration GR1553-15.

The truck was loaded with frozen fish from Tema and was heading towards Elmina when the accident occurred few metres from the University of Cape Coast East gate.

Driver of the Hyuandai bus, Dauglas Opoku is alleged to have overtaken a vehicle ahead just after a curve near the Ameen Sangari.

There were 33 passengers on board the bus that was travelling from Takoradi to Accra.


Drivers of both vehicles together with the occupants sustained various degrees of injury and were rushed to the UCC Hospital and the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital for treatment. Four of them are said to be in critical condition.

A male occupant died on the spot, while one other person died shortly after arrival at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital.

The deceased were all occupants of the Hyundai maxi bus.

The bodies of the two were deposited at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital morgue for identification and autopsy.


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