Kintampo accident victims responding to treatment – DCE



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The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Techiman North, Peter Mensah has confirmed that over 30 passengers who were involved in an accident last Friday have been discharged from the Jema Government Hospital.

He  stated that the rest are however responding to treatment in the respective hospitals.

Speaking to Ekourba Gyasi on Atinka AM Drive, The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Techiman North, Peter Mensah explained that although some of the victims have been discharged and are responding to treatment, others also require surgery.

He noted that the district is working towards getting the surgeries done for the victims.

Background

Some 70 passengers have reportedly perished in a fatal accident on the Tamale-Kintampo stretch Friday morning, Atinkaonline.com has learnt.

The accident which occurred at Ampomakrom, near Kintampo in the Bono East Region involved a VVIP bus with registration number GT 3915-17 and a grand bird bus with registration number GT-5694-18.

The VVIP bus which was heading towards Garu in the Upper East Region collided head-on with the Grand bird bus which was also heading towards Bolgatanga in the upper West Region.

The grand bird bus went up in flames after the collision after the crash killing almost all the passengers on board.

Passengers who survived the accident were admitted at the Jema government hospital, Kintampo government hospital and Holy family hospital.

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