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22 die in Kintampo bus accident

By Vincent Ashitey
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22 people have died following a gory accident which occurred on Sunday at Kintampo in the Bono East Region.

An eye witness said the accident involved a Yendi-Kumasi bound Grandbird bus with registration number AS 4635 - 22 and a truck with registration number GW 1127 - P.

The articulated truck veered off its lane into the lane of the bus in an attempt to avoid crashing into another car which was parked on the road, he said.

In the event, the bus crashed into the articulated truck killing 22 people and injuring many others.

The accident occurred at a section of the road between Kintampo and Babatokuma.

The bodies have been deposited at the morgue of the Kintampo Government Hospital while the injured are also receiving treatment at the same hospital.

The drivers of the two vehicles who are said to have survived the accident are currently in police custody.