Two commercial buses involved in gory road crash leaving 16 dead.

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News reaching newstodaygh.com can confirm that two commercial buses, VIP and OA were involved in a fatal accident this morning around 2am on the Accra-Kumasi highway.

Information gathered from Peace FM, a local radio confirmed that one of the two buses was travelling to Accra and the other one was on its way to Kumasi, when the accident occurred.

Eye witness reports claim that the accident was caused by the VIP bus with registration number GT-5629-18, which was travelling to Accra from Kumasi crushing into the OA bus with registration number GT5510-15 on it’s way to Kumasi.

The Accra bound bus in an attempt to overtake wrongfully a number of vehicles at a stretch, ended up crushing into the other bus leaving 16 dead on the spot and many others injured.

Saloon car collides with articulated truck on the Accra-Kumasi Highway

“The accident happened at Akyem Asafo and it is very sad as you see how the two cars have crushed and how human beings life had been shattered, blood all over the place, part of human legs, human organs all over the place, it is very sad”, an eye witness said.

According to reports, the police and fire service team arrived at the scene, to restore order at the scene of the accident and help in the rescue operations. The accident has claimed 16 lives, leaving several others injured and in critical condition.

The Police have taken the injured passengers to the Koforidua Government Hospital, Suhum, and Akyem Hospital for medical treatment.

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