Update on the UEW Tragic Incident

Update on the UEW Tragic Incident

Nine students believed to be from the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) have lost their lives in an unfortunate accident that occurred today, Sunday dawn on the Asuboi road in the Eastern Region.

The unfortunate occurred between a Hyundai universe commercial bus with registration number AK 324-22 and a 40-footer container.

The bus as identified was transporting the students from Sunyani towards Accra but on reaching a section of the Asuboi road, the unfortunate happened.

The driver out of mistake crashed into the 40-footer container loaded with woods which had fallen  on the road after a previous accident.

Damaged bus

Eight passengers died on the spot, and one later died at the Suhum Government Hospital, where the injured were rushed to.

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The Public Relations Officer of Eastern Regional Police Command, DSP Ebenezer Tetteh, says the police are making effort to remove the accident vehicles from the road.

The SRC PRO of the school in his release in the morning assured the public to keep calm as they work in getting the most accurate information surrounding the accident that occurred earlier.

He disclosed how the car was half-filled before the students embark on the journey and decided to pick some passenger on their road as well.

We will follow suit and keep you updates.

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