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E/R: Five die instantly in accident at Obretema

Five persons are reported dead following a fatal accident at Obretema near Suhum on the Accra-Kumasi Highway in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

The sad event is said to have happened on Sunday, April 11, 2021.

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Information available to NewsWire GH suggests that a 35-year-old driver of a Mercedez Sprinter Bus with registration number GW 7444-21, was heading to Accra from Kumasi,  however on reaching Obretema, the offside rear Tyre of the vehicle suddenly burst while the vehicle was speeding.

The driver, Eric Ohemeng reportedly lost control of the steering wheel causing the vehicle to summersault.

Three male and two female adults who were on board the bus died on the spot.

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The injured victims including the driver were rushed to the Suhum Government Hospital for treatment.

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