Just when Ghanaians are grieving over the deadly carnage on the Tamale-Techiman Highway that claimed about 70 lives, another one has occurred in the Central Region claiming about 8, MyNewsGh.com has confirmed.
It is gathered that the incident occurred close to Mankessin on the main Cape Coast- Accra highway at about midday involving a Yuntong bus with registration GN 4368-14from Takoradi heading towards Accra and a Metro Mass Transit (MMT) bus AS 2951-10 from Accra heading towards Mankessin.
According to eyewitnesses account, there was a head-on collision between the two vehicles resulting in the fatalities with 8 recorded deaths and 13 injuries.
The injured have been rushed to Gomoa Apam Government Hospital and Mankessim Roman Catholic Hospital where they are on admission receiving treatment.
It is speculated that the Yuntong bus was over speeding and lost its control running into the lane of the oncoming Metro Mass Transit Bus.
The Mankessim Divisional Police Commander ACP Owoahene Acheampong disclosed to TheNewsGH.com that his outfit is unable to give the exact number of fatalities recorded in the latest accident but promised to furnish the media with the number after investigations.
This come hours after over 70 passengers on board two buses that collided head on in the early hours of Friday March 22, 2019 died.
The accident occurred at Amoma Nkwanta, a village near Kintampo in the Kintampo North Municipality of the Bono East Region, along the main Kintampo-Tamale Highway.
It is has been confirmed that a VVIP Kia bus with registration number GT 3915- 17 from Garu in the Upper East Region heading towards Kumasi collided with a Grandbird bus with registration number GT 5694-18 from Accra and heading towards Bolgantaga also in the Upper East Region.