A vehicle carrying first-year Senior High School (SHS) students from Accra has been involved in near-fatal multiple vehicular accident on the Winneba-Kasoa highway this morning.
The victims who sustained various degrees of serious injuries have been rushed to the Winneba Trauma and Specialist Hospital for treatment.
The vehicle involved was a Toyota Hiace mini bus in which they were travelling to school from Accra when the accident occurred.
According to eyewitnesses at the scene, the accident was caused by a private Renault vehicle with registration number AS 286-S which was travelling from the Winneba stretch towards Accra.
The driver attempted an overtaking of multiple vehicles ahead and in the process collided with an oncoming Toyota Vitz saloon car with registration number GW 1808-21.
Unfortunately for the Toyota Hiace Vehicle with registration number GT 5273-21 which was also travelling closely behind the Toyota Vitz saloon, the driver couldn’t avoid the accident and rammed into it thus leading to severe injuries to the passengers on board, most of them students.
The drivers of both vehicles also received serious injuries in the process.
The Gomoa Dominase District Police Commander, DSP David Osei Fofie was at the scene of the accident has also confirmed the accident, saying the victims were in stable condition and responding to treatment.