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11 injured in accident at Konongo, 13 dead, Report.

An collision between an Accra-Kumasi bound bus and a cargo truck at Konongo in the Ashanti Region has resulted in the deaths of 13 individuals and the hospitalization of 11 others. 

There are 9 males and 4 females among the dead. 

Last night, about 10:40 p.m., an accident occurred. 

The injured have been taken to the Konongo Government Hospital, while the dead have been taken to the mortuary.

DSP Paa Yeboah, the Konongo MTTD Commander, verified the event to Citi News. 

When the accident occurred, one of the automobiles attempted to overtake another vehicle, according to him. 

 “The Cargo Truck was traveling from Kumasi to Accra, while the OA Bus was traveling from Accra to Wa with passengers, however the bus wasn't completely full. There were 26 people on board, including the passengers, the driver, and the mate.”

“A truck was ahead of the bus, and in an attempt to overtake it, it collided with the bus in the front, sending both cars into a ditch. “On the spot, 13 individuals perished and roughly 11 others were injured.” 

 

According to him, the bodies of the deceased have been taken and photographed so that family members can identify them. 

 

This year alone, almost 1,000 people have died in traffic accidents across the country. Please don’t forget to share the post and follow me for more updates.

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