At least three persons have been confirmed dead following a crash between a fuel tanker and a passenger bus on Wednesday (21 September) at Fumesua, on the Accra-Kumasi Highway.
Officials say at least 32 others are receiving treatment at various hospitals after sustaining injuries.
Both drivers apparently survived and are under investigation at the Ejisu Divisional Police Command.
Ejisu Municipal Chief Executive, Samuel Frimpong who was at the scene said” According to the municipal police commander and fire operation officer, they had a call around 1 am of an accident involving a VIP bus and a gas tanker from Atuabo.”
The Gas tanker was going to offload gas at Sonic gas filling station when it collided with a VIP bus from Asante Mampong heading to Accra, and on the spot two people died.. when I went there in the morning, another person was reported dead bringing the number to 3,” he said.