Hours after a gory accident on the Tema Motorway left one person dead and scores injured on Friday, another motor accident Saturday morning on the Mankessim road has claimed three lives.

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They were said to be travelling from Mankessim to Accra when the accident occured.

Among the injured is a child whose age has not be confirmed.

They are being treated at the Mercy Women’s Catholic Hospital, but the bus driver, who sustained minor injuries, has been treated and discharged.

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The bodies of the three passengers who died from the accident have been deposited at Saltpond Municipal Hospital mortuary.