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General News of Friday, 2 February 2018


14 family members die in gory accident

The accident occurred around 11 pm Thursday evening

14 people belonging to the same family have been confirmed dead in a gory accident at Anyinam on the Kumasi-Accra Highway.

The fatal crash occurred Thursday evening after a Sprinter Benz Bus attempted to overtake another Benz vehicle but unfortunately crashed into an onrushing cargo car.

Five out of the 14 people who died on the spot were children. The accident occurred around 11 pm Thursday evening.

According to Starr FM’s Eastern regional correspondent, the deceased are family members who were travelling from Atewa to Ningo to attend a funeral.

An eyewitness who spoke to Starr News said all the deceased persons have been conveyed to the Roman Hospital.