Metro Mass Bus Accident Claims Two Lives 

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One person died on the spot and one later at the hospital while when a Metro Mass Transit (MMT) bus run into the trailer of a Man diesel long vehicle at Nyankomasi in the Assin North District.

The body of a lady aged 24, who is yet to be identified, had been deposited at the morgue of the same hospital while the other victim identified as Hannah Kobina, 27, died at the Komfo Anokye Hospital where she was referred to.

Fifty of 66 others who sustained various degrees of injuries and were sent to St Francis Xavier Polyclinic at Assin Fosu have been discharged,

Central Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Irene Oppong, who confirmed the accident, said it occurred around 4:00pm on Saturday afternoon between an MMT bus with registration number AS 5665-Z and a Man Diesel long vehicle with registration number AS 7994-10.

She said the MMT bus was travelling from Kumasi to Takoradi while the Man Diesel vehicle was travelling from the opposite direction.

The driver of the man diesel vehicle who escaped unhurt has been arrested by the police to assist in investigations.

GNA

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