March 3, 2021
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TWO DIE IN AN ACCIDENT AT AKUSE JUNCTION

Two male passengers died while many sustained injuries in a fatal accident that occurred Monday evening on Tema to Akosombo Highway.

The accident which involved a Mercedes Benz Sprinter with registration number GT4087-15 happened about 6:40 pm at Adelakope community near Akuse junction stretch of the road.

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The Acting Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command Sergeant Francis Gomado said a preliminary investigation by Police revealed that on February 22,2021 about 6:30 pm suspect driver Anku Christian -34 years was driving the said commercial bus with passengers on board from Ashaiman to Kpassa.

However, on reaching a section of the road at Adelakope near Akuse Junction, the front tyre of the bus got burst and as a result, the driver lost control of the steering wheel causing the bus to veer off its lane into the bush and crushed into a tree.

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Two of the passengers died on the spot while the rest of the passengers including the driver sustained various degree of injuries and were rushed to Akuse Government Hospital for treatment.

The bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the same hospital morgue for preservation awaiting identification and autopsy.

Efforts were underway to tow the accident vehicle to the station.

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