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Over 70 Killed in Ghana Bus-Truck Collision

Over 70 Killed in Ghana Bus-Truck Collision

A bus crashed head-on into a truck near Kintampo, in Brong-Ahafo region of Ghana, on February 17. Authorities said the Metro Mass Transit coach was heading north from Kumasi when it collided with the truck carrying tomatoes. The bus was carrying 81 passengers at the time while the truck had 5 people aboard. At least 71 people were killed in [...]

21 Killed, 10 Injured in Ghana Bus Crash

21 Killed, 10 Injured in Ghana Bus Crash

Two buses collided near Asankare, Ghana, on the main highway connecting Accra with Kumasi, late night on August 31. A third bus also rammed into the two crashed buses, however, officials confirmed that its passengers remained uninjured. Twenty-one passengers from the two buses died in the accident. Authorities confirmed that 15 of the [...]

Ghana: Benz Bus Accident

Ghana: Benz Bus Accident

A Benz bus with traders en route from Moree to Fumsu and a truck en route from Kumasi to Takoradi collided in the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District of the Central Region in the Republic of Ghana. Those aboard the Benz bus were fishmongers from Moree travelling to Fumsu to sell their fish. Eight people who were in the Benz bus were killed, [...]

7 Vehicle Pile-up

7 Vehicle Pile-up

What: five passenger buses Where: Accra, Ghana When: October 22, 2012 7:40 a.m. Who: 0 fatalities, 30 involved Why: Seven vehicles en route from Kaneshie and Circle to UTC were involved in a crash including a Metro Mass Transit (MMT) bus with registration number GR 4418-12; a Nissan Urvan with number AS 8158X; Toyota Runner with number [...]

Ghana Bus Crash, 18+ fatalities

Ghana Bus Crash, 18+ fatalities

What: Grandbird Bus en route from Kumasi to Accra Where: Kumasi-Konongo road, Ghana Who: 22 fatalities Why: The bus crashed at 3 a m, initially killing 18 passengers, including a few children. 48 people were injured in the crash. Witnesses say the ambulance saved the lives of many of the survivors of what was described as a "horrific" [...]

Ghana Bus Crash Kills 2

Ghana Bus Crash Kills 2

What: 20-seater Yutong bus registration number GN 2674-10 en route from Accra to Kumasi Where: Bonsu Junction on the Accra-Kumasi road Who: Christiana Dansowaah Antwi and Kelvin Frimpong Why: The Yutong bus struck a Hyundai Grace mini bus carrying 10 passengers from Nkawkaw to Koforidua. 24-year-old Christiana Dansowaah Antwi from New [...]

Ghana Bus crash

Ghana Bus crash

What: 80-seater bus en route to Kumasi Where: on Accra Kumasi highway Nkawkaw, Ghana When: Jan 1, 2011 Who: Dozens injured Why: The Kumasi-bound 80-seater bus was struck by a mini Urvan bus that tried to make a u-turn. The Ghana National Fire Service was called to the scene to extricate passengers.

Ghana Bus Crash

Ghana Bus Crash

What: School bus en route to Tema Where: Kumasi Ghana When: dawn Who: 4 fatalities Why: Four students on a bus were on the way to a wedding when they were killed at Yaw Kwei near Konogo, when their bus was in an accident. Details of the accident have not been released. The students attended Ghana Baptist University College