Reports reaching us indicate at least 7 persons including staff members of the Volta River Authority (VRA) have died in an accident at Odumase Krobo in the Lower Manya Krobo District of the Eastern region.

Several others have also sustained various degrees of injuries after a VRA Daewoo bus with registration Number GV 2497-14 en route from Akim Oda back to Akosombo crashed into the very sharp Asitey Curve.

The incident occurred at about 9pm on Saturday, June 15, 2019.

Several others who were severely injured in the accident are currently on admission at the Atua Government Hospital and the St Martin De Porres Hospital, Agomanya respectively. As at the time of filing this report, some were being prepared for transfer to the St Joseph's Hospital, Koforidua for further treatment.

The enclave is notorious for several accidents as many continue to perish.