Thirty four persons, comprising 20 males, 11 females and three children, have been confirmed dead in a fatal road crash on Tuesday in South Komenda, Ghana.
The Graphic, Ghana’s leading daily newspaper, described the accident as “Black Tuesday”.
The accident involved two buses from a local transport company travelling in opposite directions.
The crash occurred at Dompoase, in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem (KEEA) Municipality, the paper said.
The buses are a Man Diesel with registration number GR 5704-18, which was travelling from Takoradi towards Cape Coast, and a Hyundai bus with registration number GN 3780-10, leaving Cape Coast towards Takoradi.
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The crash occurred when the Takoradi-bound bus tried to overtake another vehicle, but ended up colliding with the other bus driving towards Accra.
A team of personnel from the police was dispatched from the headquarters to visit the accident scene, to assess the situation and investigate the course of the crash.