Presby pastor, two others in critical condition after highway crash at Odumase

An average of six people reportedly die daily on Ghana’s roads.

Three persons have sustained life-threatening wounds after a crash at Odumase on the Accra-Kumasi Highway.

The incident occurred at about 10:40 a.m. Saturday, witnesses told

The three included a pastor with the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, a woman in her 40s, and another man in his 20s, medics at the Konongo Government Hospital told

At least four vehicles were involved in the accident; a Metro Mass Transit bus, a mini cargo truck, a Toyota Stanbic, and a Toyota Scion minibusses.

Police said an abrupt stop by one of the vehicles in the middle of the road, led to the rear-end collision between all four vehicles on their lanes.

One of the vehicles involved in the crash

“According to eyewitnesses, the Scion bus suddenly saw a motorbike in the middle of the road, so he stopped for the motorbike to pave way for him”, Commander at the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit of the police at Konongo narrated to

“So fortunately about four of them sustained injuries and they were rushed to the hospital. There was heavy traffic on the highway but with the police presence we were able to tow the vehicle from the road”, he added.

The three victims were being processed to be transferred to the Koforidua Government Hospital at the time of filing this report.

Other passengers who sustained minor injuries had been treated and discharged, medics told

Source: Daily Mail GH

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