Some 14 persons are reported dead in a fatal accident which occurred on the Hohoe-Jasikan road in the Volta region, Thursday afternoon.
The accident which occurred between Bowiri and Jasikan, involved an urvan passenger vehicle traveling from Jasikan in a head-on collision with a Metro mass transit bus, coming from the Hohoe direction.
According information gathered, almost all the passengers on board the urvan bus have perished, except a woman and her baby who were miraculously found alive in the mangled vehicle.
An eyewitness, Foster who arrived at the scene moments after the accident, told Volta Online that, passengers on board the metro mass also sustained various degrees of injury and have rushed to the Jasikan and Hohoe government hospitals for treatment by a team of Police and Fire service personnel, who reported at the scene.
“There are about sixteen people in the urvan and all are feared dead, except a woman and her child. The others in the metro mass sustained various degrees of injuriees and have been taken to the Jasikan and Hohoe hospitals’ the emotionally distraught eyewitness narrated.
The eyewitness, believe that the deplorable and dusty nature of the road might have contributed to the accident, as visibility on the road was poor.
Police in the area have since begun investigations into the tragedy.