Winneba crash today: 16 dead, 40 injured in Gomoa Okyereko crash on Accra-Cape Coast highway

On Tuesday, the people of Ghana woke up to the tragic news of the Kasoa-Winneba highway accident. Early Tuesday morning was the last morning for 16 people traveling on the Kasoa-Winneba highway. A head-on collision between a passenger bus and a gasoline tanker truck has reportedly sent chilling waves across the country as 16 people died on the spot while at least 20 are fighting for their lives. People have been extremely disturbed after seeing the scenes after the accident. Recently, the fire department and other respective authorities shared reports of this accident. We have compiled all the imperative statements given by the officials about the cause of the accident. Keep reading this article. Scroll down the page.

The bloody scene occurred in Kasoa-Winneba on Tuesday morning around 5 a.m. the future if any of the injured victims do not survive the trauma) and 20 people were seriously injured. However, they have been transferred to different medical centers but all are in critical condition. Scroll down the page and read the circumstances surrounding you and the cause of the accident.

As far as we know, the serious fatal accident took place in Gomoa Okyereko at around 4:30 am on Tuesday, when a Yutong commercial bus skidded out of its lane and crashed into a gasoline tanker truck. Reports state that the Yutong commercial bus came from the Ivory Coast and was heading towards Accra, while the fuel tanker truck was coming in the opposite direction. The bus driver is believed to have strayed frequently from his lane throughout the journey. The bodies of the victims have been deposited in the morgue department of the Winneba Specialist and Trauma Hospital. Scroll down the page.

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The fuel tanker truck involved in this accident was reportedly full of gasoline and was on its way to Takoradi as it came from Accra. Commander DO II of the Winneba Fire Service, named Kwesi Hughes, said after hearing an eyewitness: “So [the tanker driver] rather he entered the lane of the Yutong because at that time the driver of the Yutong had also entered his lane,” an investigation is still ongoing and officers are looking into the circumstances surrounding the accident. Some victims were even dismembered in the accident. Stay tuned to this website for more details and updates.

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