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General News of Thursday, 29 August 2019


Two died in Wednesday night fatal accident

Five other passengers sustained various degrees of injuries Five other passengers sustained various degrees of injuries

Two people have been reported dead in an accident on the Yendi – Tamale road at about 7:30 pm on Wednesday night.

The Mercedes-Benz bus with registration no. NR 9790 C, which was driving from Yendi heading towards Tamale with 33 passengers on board, veered off the road when the driver lost control of the steering wheel.

The driver, Sulemana Musah aged 38 said the steering wheel of his vehicle removed in the middle of the journey, which made him lost control, according to a statement by the Police public relations officer in Northern region, DSP Mohammed Yussif Tanko.

Five of the passengers including the driver sustained various degrees of injuries and are currently responding to treatment at the Tamale teaching hospital. The bodies have since been deposited at the Tamale Teaching Hospital mortuary awaiting an autopsy.

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