34 die in ghastly road crash in Ghana

The two buses reportedly collided head on

The two buses reportedly collided head on in Ghana early today

The two buses reportedly collided head on in Ghana early today

Thirty four people made up of 20 males, 11 females and three children have been confirmed dead in a ghastly road crash early Tuesday in South Ghana’s Komenda.

Ghana’s leading Daily Graphic described the accident as ‘Black Tuesday’.

The accident involved two buses from a local transport company, which were traveling in opposite directions. The crash occurred at Dompoase in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abirem (KEEA) Municipality, the paper said.

The two buses are a Man Diesel with registration number GR 5704-18 which was travelling from Takoradi towards Cape Coast and a Hyundai bus with registration number GN 3780-10 from Cape Coast towards Takoradi, Graphic reported.

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The crash occurred when the Takoradi-bound bus tried to overtake another vehicle but ended up colliding with the other bus driving towards Accra.

A team of personnel from the police has been dispatched from the headquarters to visit the accident scene to assess the situation and investigate the course of the crash.