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3 dead in Kintampo accident

Three people have been reported dead in a fatal accident in Kintampo in the Brong Ahafo Region Friday dawn.

The Kintampo Divisional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Desmond Owusu Boampong who confirmed the incident on Adom FM’s Morning Show “Dwaso Nsem” Friday said the crash also left 37 people in critical condition.

The accident according to him occurred around 2am Friday when a bus conveying passengers from Kumasi to Kintampo failed breaks, somersaulted and later landed in a nearby bush.

Chief Superintendent Desmond Owusu Boampong said three passengers who were trapped under the bus died on the spot.

He said the ghastly accident has created a heavy vehicular traffic on the road as police personnel are at the scene to control the situation.

Meanwhile, the bodies of the deceased, as well as the injured, had been transported to the hospital for preservation and treatment respectively.

Chief Superintendent Desmond Owusu Boampong said driver of the bus is however nowhere to be found.

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