A fatal accident has occurred on the Tema- Aflao highway involving a Metro Mass bus and a tipper truck near the entrance of the Central University College.
Four people have been confirmed dead and 41 others sustained various degrees of injuries in the metro mass bus accident. The accident occurred in the early hours of Monday. The drivers of the two vehicles survived whiles the 41 are receiving treatment at the Tema General Hospital.
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The Metro Mass bus was heading to Tema from Aflao whiles the tipper truck was from Tema heading in the opposite direction.The Tema Divisional police are handling investigations and have blamed poor visibility and fatigue as likely reasons behind the accident. The Police also revealed something fell into the drivers eyes causing him to veer into the tipper truck.
This is the third accident in a month at the same spot on the highway. Two weeks ago three students of the Central University College died while another was injured when their saloon car was involved in an accident around the same spot. The police also revealed they were holding talks with the Ghana High way authority to introduce speed ramps on that particular highway.
Kokonsagh.com is following up on the accident and more details will be provided soon.