MyNewsGh.com has confirmed that the only six (6) survivors of Monday dawn accident on the Kintampo-Tamale Highway have been treated and discharged from the Kintampo Government Hospital in the Bono East Region.
Hospital authorities disclosed to MyNewsGh.com that Hawa Mohammed, Game Thomas, 34, Salamatu Tahiru,26, Ajara Alhassan, 30, Mohammed Tijani, 25 and Yenbone Naambey were rushed to the facility after the accident but have since been treated and discharged.
At the time of filing this report, five had left whilst one, a pregnant woman is still there waiting for her relatives to come and send her home
About 30 persons are reported to have died in the accident involving a Grandbird Kia bus with registration number GT 5059-17 and a Sprinter Mercedes Benz bus registered AS 1801-18.
Divisional Commander of Kintampo North Municipal Motor Transport and Traffic Directorate (MTTD) DSP Francis Adjei Brobey had earlier blamed the accident on careless and inconsiderate driving involving the driver of the Grandbird Kia bus with registration number GT 5059-17.
His suspicion has been corroborated by one of the survivors who said their driver veered of his lane and run into the lane of the oncoming vehicle resulting in the collision after which both vehicles went up in flames.
Meanwhile, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed his sympathies and condolence to the bereaved families in a tweet on his handle sighted by MyNewsGh.com.
He said “My sympathies and condolences go to all the families and loved ones of the deceased in Monday’s horrific accident on the Kintampo-Tamale Highway. May their souls Rest In Peace. I also wish the injured a speedy recovery.”