Updated: 55 deaths Confirmed in Kintampo Accident

The Ghana Police Service have confirmed that 55 people died in the Friday morning accident involving two buses on the Kintampo-Techiman highway.

Kintampo Divisional Police Commander, ACP Joseph Antwi Gyawu, told Joy News Bono East Region Correspondent, Anas Sabbit that preliminary investigations reveal the two buses, one with registration number GT 5694 18 and the other GT 3916 17. Both had a total of 108 passengers on board.

According to him, the bodies of 35 of the deceased persons cannot be identified while the 53 persons who survived the fatal crash, are receiving treatment at various health facilities.

Breakdown

He gave the following breakdown of the injured and where they had been sent to; 40 were sent to the Jema Hospital; 12 persons are also receiving medical attention at the Holy Family Hospital in Techiman while one other person is receiving treatment at the Government Hospital in Wenchi.

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