An accident occurred near Akrumusu on the Begoro-Osiem Road in the Fanteakwa North District of the Eastern Region, killing five people.
The accident was confirmed by DSP Ebenezer Tetteh of the Eastern Regional Police Command’s Public Affairs Officer.
According to his information, a 28-seater Benz bus carrying charcoal and maize with the registration number GR 4074-E crashed into a ditch near Akrumusu hamlet while negotiating a tight curve.
The driver and one other person were rescued from the vehicle, while five other people were trapped inside.
The five were eventually rescued and taken to the Begoro Government Hospital, where they were confirmed dead.
The bodies were sent to the hospital to be autopsied and preserved.