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S/R: Eight dead, 22 injured in gory accident on Wa-Sawla highway

Information reaching okesemedia.com says that a Wa-Kumasi bound Sprinter bus with registration number AS 3022-15 has somersaulted and crashed into a bush leading to death of eight people and twenty-two others in critical condition in a gory accident on the Wa-Sawla highway in the Savannah Region on Thursday.

According to the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District Police Command, the 23-seater Sprinter bus was from Wa in the Upper West Region heading towards Kumasi on Thursday 18 March 2021.

At about 11 am, upon reaching the outskirts of the district, a wooden storage box fell off from another bus that overtook the Sprinter bus.

The Sprinter then ran over the chop box, bursting a tyre before crashing into a bush.

The Sawla police have confirmed the incident, saying the 22 injured passengers are being treated at the Sawla District Hospital.

The deceased were sent to the Wa Hospital Mortuary for identification and burial.

Additional files from Starrfm.com.gh

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