In Central Region 15 die in Mankessim road accident

The Mankessim District Police Commander ASP Kofi Maya said the crash involved a Yutong bus and a Sprinter mini bus.

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Fifteen people are reported dead in a car crash between two vehicles at Essakyir in the Central Region.

The Mankessim District Police Commander ASP Kofi Maya who confirmed this to Accra-based Class FM said the accident occurred at about 10:30am.

“It was a head-on collision and 15 people died on the spot,” he said.

READ ALSO: Accident scene of the late coach Emmanuel Afranie

The accident occurred between Kyirkwanta and Esuehyia on the Mankessim road.

ASP Maya said the incident involved a Yutong bus with the registration number GN 3973-09 and a Sprinter mini bus also with the registration number AS 5622-14.

The Yutong bus was on its way from Takoradi in the Western Region to Accra, while the sprinter was from Accra to Obuasi.

READ ALSO: One dead in Konadu convoy accident

According to ASP Maya, one of the drivers might have lost control of the vehicle leading to this fatal accident.

The bodies of those who died were sent to the Saltpond Hospital morgue. The injured victims were sent to the Apam Government Hospital in Central Region.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email:

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos

Top Articles

1 Adult Content We will continue showing porn on TV - Ice TVbullet
2 Freemasonry Here are prominent Ghanaians who are also freemasonsbullet
3 Sex Workers Chinese prostitutes invade Wassa Akropong; charge...bullet
4 Confession This is the real story behind Atta Ayi's arrestbullet
5 New Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo is a distant relative of...bullet
6 SSNIT Saga My degrees are not fake, SSNIT IT boss fights backbullet
7 Family Affair These mega churches are keeping it in the familybullet
8 Road safety Ghana records over 2000 road accidents in 2017bullet
9 Security Recruitment Prisons Service cleared to recruit 1000bullet
10 Demo Ghana Drunkards Association to hit the streets...bullet