Five (5) peoples have been confirmed dead, following an accident that occurred at Nkwanta in the North-Western region of Ghana. The accident which left three(3) persons injured was involved in a private vehicle and a commercial vehicle with registration numbers AS 5423 -15 and UE 295 -10 respectively.
According to an eye witness of the scene, the accident happened around 2: 27 am when the driver of the taxi lost control of the steering wheel and run into the private vehicle causing this catastrophic incident.
The North-Western regional sector for Road and Transportation unit was called upon to help rescue the victims who were trapped in the two vehicles involved in the accident.
The lifeless bodies of the deceased have been deposited in the Takoradi Hospital mortuary while the injured others are receiving treatments from the healthcare unit.
The families of persons involved in the accident are yet to be identified.