[Photos] 3 killed as Elubo-bound bus collides with tipper truck

A bus crash Wednesday dawn has killed three persons in the Western Region and left several others seriously injured.

The Elubo-bound bus, which was travelling from Aflao in the Volta Region, collided head on with a tipper truck between Beposo and Assorko Essamun at a spot where a speed ramp is being constructed by the Ghana Highway Authority.

One side of the road had been closed due to the construction work

It is unclear what caused the accident at about 4:15am but many suspect it might have been the results of the ongoing ramp construction since one side of the road had been blocked.

The spot where the bus collided with the truck

Western Regional MTTD boss, Chief Superintendent Richard Appiah, who confirmed the accident to 3news said the deceased and the injured been taken to the St Benedict Hospital and Effia-Nkwanta Hospital respectively for treatment.There were 53 passengers on the bus with registration number Freedom 1 -15, the Police MTTD said.Both the bus and the tipper truck registered GE 3350-14, which was traveling from Inchaban area towards Beposo, have been towed from the road for free flow of traffic.

By 3news.com|Ghana

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