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Accident claims 7 lives on New Year's Eve at Abusakope

BY: Graphic.com.gh
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Seven people died on New Year's eve in a road accident that occurred at Abusakope in the Eastern Region.

Eighteen others also reportedly sustained various degrees of injuries.

The accident involved a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter bus and a tipper truck.

According to a report by Citinewsroom.com , the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter bus with registration number GN 8109-15, which was traveling from Accra to Ho in the Volta region reportedly run into the tipper truck, which was loaded with sand and was parked at the shoulder of the road.

The bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the Akuse Government Hospital morgue.

The injured are receiving treatment at the Akuse Government Hospital and the St Martin De-Porres Hospital at Agormanya, all in the Eastern Region.