Three people have died and in an accident when driver lost control over the steering wheel and ran into a culvert,police have confirmed.
That accident that occurred at Mafi Amelukope junction on Saturday saw scores injured, who have been sent to the Adidome Government Hospital and the Volta Regional Hospital in Ho,Volta Regional Police Commander, DCOP Nana Asamoah Hene, said.
The three were in a Mercedes Benz Sprinter bus traveling from Accra towards Mafi Kumasi when it somersaulted at Mafi Amelukope junction after the crush to the culvert.
The bus with registration number AS 6874-10, was with 22 passengers on board.
“The driver, Gideon Fiator, aged 34, was in charge of a Mercedes benz sprinter bus with registration number AS 6874-10, loaded from Accra and was heading towards Mafi Kumasi in the Volta Region, and at Mafi Amelukope junction, the driver lost control over the steering wheel and run into a culvert," the police said.
"The vehicle somersaulted and as of now, three people have been confirmed dead. The rest have been sent to the Adidome Hospital and Ho government hospital. This happened at about 2:15 pm on Saturday.”
According to police, the injured and are currently responding to treatment.