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9 die in two separate accidents in the Eastern region

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Nine persons have died in two separate gory accidents in the Eastern region.

Six other persons – three males and two females – suffered severe injuries and are receiving treatment at the Akuse Government Hospital.

Meanwhile, the deceased had been deposited at the same hospital’s mortuary for autopsy and preservation.

The accident happened on Saturday in front of King David’s College on the Kpong-Tema highway.

Two other persons – the driver of the Hyundai bus and a female passenger- who were in critical condition also died later at the hospital.

The articulated truck was said to be carrying pavement blocks from Tema heading towards Akosombo.

The Hyundai driver, according to eye witness attempted to swerve a stationary bus with Registration number GW 6464-22 parked for almost two weeks but crashed into the truck from the opposite direction of the road.

Officers from the Akuse police command, the Ghana National Fire Service and the ambulance service played a critical role in the rescue operation.

In a related development, a 60- year-old woman died at Nyamebekyere after she was crushed by a speeding vehicle driven by an ECG Engineer.

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