Motorway accident kills one person, others injured

BY: Benjamin Xornam Glover

One person died Friday morning in a motor accident on the Tema-Accra motorway.

The accident happened close to the Accra end of the express road at about 11:45am.

According to an eyewitness, the accident occurred when a red Mercedes Sprinter passenger bus with registration number GT 3756 - 17 carrying 23 passengers and heading towards Accra from Ashaiman burst two rear tyres.

The vehicle somersaulted and landed on the road.

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The injured persons including the driver who lost both legs were rushed to the 37 Military Hospital for treatment.

The accident vehicle, which was badly mangled, was towed away from the accident scene after policemen arrived to control traffic.

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