October 2, 2023


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28 persons burnt beyond recognition after road crash on Kintampo Highway

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At least 28 persons have been confirmed dead after two buses collided on the Kintampo-Tamale Highway.

The deceased in the crash were burnt beyond recognition after the wreckage caught fire.

There were six survivors who have been sent to nearby health facilities.

The Kintampo Divisional Crime Officer, DSP Kwabena Gbagbo, told Citi News that the crash happened around 3 am on Monday, March 9, 2020.

One of the buses involved in the crash was from Bawku and was headed to Techiman when the crash occurred. It had about 11 passengers on board.

The other vehicle was a Sprinter bus with about 23 passengers.

“All the passengers in the Sprinter bus burned beyond recognition. Out of the 11 passengers on board the other bus, only six people survived. Five, together with the driver, also got burnt beyond recognition,” DSP Gbagbo said.

Source: citinewsroom

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