Passengers escape death as bus overturns at Kyekyeware

Over 15 passengers on board a 207 bus narrowly escaped death on Tuesday  night December 8, 2015 when the bus traveling on from Dunkwa to Awisem crashed with an  Opel Astra taxi at Denkyira Akropong-Kyekyeware road near Dunkwa-Offin in the Central Region.

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According to an eyewitness Gabriel Bediako, the driver of the 207 bus with registration number AW556Q which was over-speeding on the dusty and bumpy Kyekyeware road,  attempted  overtaking a truck, thereby crashing with the Astra Taxi also with registration number GX9614 coming from the opposite direction.

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He indicated that said after the collision, the 207 vehicle somersaulted resulting in an overturn, as passengers were helped by passer-bys and the Kyekyeware police to get out of the collided  vehicles.

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He observed that the passengers who sustained various degrees of injuries were rushed to the Dunkwa and Kyekyeware hospitals for treatment.

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By: Osei