Nsawam: Two dead as VVIP bus crashes into Toyota Hiace at Okanta


Two persons are reported dead in an Accident at Okanta near Nsawam in the Eastern region.

The accident occurred when a Kumasi-bound VVIP bus with registration
GT 6417-10 collided with a Toyota Hiace with registration number GN
5664-17 which was on its way to Accra.

Local reporter Kojo Mintah told Francis Abban on the Morning Starr
Tuesday that  the VVIP bus was attempting to overtake another bus when
it collided with the Toyota vehicle killing the two occupants of the
Toyota Hiace instantly .

Personnel from the Police and Fire service are currently at the scene.

The development comes days after 10 people were killed in a crash at
Teacher Mantey also near Nsawam when a cargo truck collided with a VIP

A total of 1233 accident cases were recorded in 2017 in the Eastern
region with 1732 vehicles involved out of which 374 persons perished 
while 2254 were injured.

Most of the accidents occurred at the Seven identified accident prone roads in the Eastern Region.

The accident prone areas identified by the MTTD are Teacher Mante to
Apedwa stretch of the Accra-Kumasi Highway, Asamankese -Akroso to Oda
road,Akuse -Teye Kwame to Fodoa ,Asikuma Junction to Atimpoku , Adeiso
to Asamankese ,Nkawkaw Bypass and Nsawam Bypass.

credit: starrfmonline

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