Over 15 passengers burnt to death in accident on Takoradi-Cape Coast highway

At least 15 persons have been burnt to death in an accident on the Takoradi- Cape Coast highway.

According to reports, the incident happened at Asemasa Number 1 in the Western Region on Tuesday around 2:00pm.

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The accident involved a tipper truck and a Ford bus with registration number GW 5628-21, which had onboard, some Ghanaians and Chinese nationals travelling from Tarkwa.

Eyewitnesses told JoyNews that the tipper truck did a wrongful overtaking. Upon realising the careless driving on the part of his counterpart, the driver of the Ford vehicle stopped to make way for the truck.

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But the truck’s driver lost control of his vehicle as a result of a tyre burst during the process.

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The tipper truck then fell on the Ford and caught fire.



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