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Another gory accident claims 5 lives and injures several passengers on the Accra-Tema motorway.

Another dangerous accident has occurred on the Accra-Tema highway in the early hours of Thursday, 6th May, 2021.The sad incident has claimed the lives of five persons and rendered several other passengers with severe body injuries.

The accident occurred when a Sprinter bus with registration number GR 6117-20 got a problem with the front tyre. The bus front tyre bursted around the weighing bridge area on the motorway. This resulted in instant sommersaulting.

About five persons are feared dead while 15 others are severely injured and receiving treatment at the nearby hospital.

The report indicates that, the sprinter bus was overspeeding beyond normal driving limit. Even though the passengers warned him to reduce the speed, the advice was not heeded leading to the unfortunate incident.

The accident is very unfortunate. Drivers must check their tyres periodically before plying the road. Proper periodic maintenance can go a long way to reduce such accident in the distant future.

Source: Ghana Web.

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Accra-Tema Sprinter

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