14 Dead, Over 80 Injured After Cargo Track Crashed Into STC Bus

Fourteen (14) people reportedly died on the spot in the early hours of today, Tuesday, 15th of September when a cargo truck crashed into two buses after losing control at Kyekyewere, near Nsawam.

One of the buses is from the fleet of the State-owned transport company-STC with registration number GE 8131-16. The other had a registration Number GT4997 -20.

Some eighty (80) people are also said to have been injured in the accident.

Personnel from the Ghana Police Service, the Ambulance Service and the National Disaster management Organization (NADMO) have since conveyed the injured to hospital and the dead to the morgue.

According to reports, the accident occurred around 5:30 am.

A fully loaded DAF Cargo Truck was from Accra and headed towards Kumasi when it burst a tire while at full speed. The driver lost control and the car careened out of lane, crashing into two buses, also fully loaded with passengers and heading to Accra from Kumasi.

The impacts left human body parts flying around the street.


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