Five persons died on the spot while seven are in critical condition after a head-on collision involving two passenger vehicles at Gomoa Adam on the Kasoa-Cape-Coast highway in the Central region.

The accident involves a Ford Transit with the Registration number GS 6031- 20 and a Toyota Hiace with the Registration Number GR 5059-20.

Recounting on the incident, a surviving passenger in the Toyota Hiace passenger car, Issah  Abubakar told Kingdom FM News that, they were travelling from Kasoa to Cape Coast when they suddenly saw the driver of the Ford vehicle trying to overtake a car.

He said immediately the driver came into their lane, he rammed into their vehicle causing it to somersault causing the instant death of five persons while seven are severely injured.

The Medical Superintendent of the Apam Catholic Hospital, Dr Paul Archer explained that fourteen passengers were involved in the accident with five of them all male brought in dead.

According to him, his outfit is currently having difficulty getting a referral for the severely injured persons but added that their conditions have been stabilized.

Meanwhile, the Apam District Fire Commander, DO1 Adolf Ankomah Nuamah has described the accident as one of the horrible accidents he has witnessed.

This accident comes less than 24 hours after an accident at Kyekyewere near Suhum on the Accra – Kumasi Highway claimed 14 lives on Tuesday.

By: Felicia Gyasiwaah Dadzie / Kingdom 107.7 FM / Kingdom TV/ / / Ghana / 2020

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