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Regional News of Wednesday, 12 June 2019


Amedzorfe Technical Institute students involved in car crash

Majority of the students have been treated and discharged

Students Of the Amedzorfe Technical Institute in the Volta Region have been involved in an accident on the Avatime – Amedzorfe road after a bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and landed in a ditch on Tuesday.

The students were returning from an inter-school sports festival in the Regional capital, Ho back from inter-school sports festival in Ho.

Reports say the transmission system of the bus the students were travelling on failed along the mountainous Amedzorfe road causing the bus to reverse and the driver losing control.

The driver of the vehicle who suffered some severe injury is said to be responding to treatment while the majority of the students have been treated and discharged.

Kofi Atiso, who is the Central Volta Zonal Secretary told Citi News that about 25 students were in the bus when the incident occurred.

“The driving was struggling with the gear and the car started coming backwards. The car somersaulted and by God’s intervention they got stuck someone. There was some bruises and minor injuries but when the chairman and executive visited them, most of them had been visited and discharged. The driver’s injury was critical but he is responding to treatment.”