It has been reported that Seventeen persons have lost their lives in an accident on the Buipe, Tamale Highway.
12 male adults, 4 female adults and 1 female child where involved in the accident and died on the spot when two Yotong buses from Kumasi to Zebila and from Garu to Kumasi clashed.
44 persons on board the two vehicles sustained injures and were rushed to Buipe Polyclinic and Holistic Medicare Hospital, Buipe for treatment.
The Police say effort are been made to tow the vehicles from the spot and trace both drivers to assist in the investigation.
Meanwhile the deceased persons have been conveyed to Tamale Teaching Hospital Mortuary for preservation awaiting identification and autopsy.
In 2021, this becomes the second accident on that stretch of the road