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Two VIPs buses have been involved in a ghastly accident which resulted in the death of at least 16 people at Akyem Asafo on the Accra-Kumasi highway at about 1 am on Friday, 26 February 2021.
Although an eyewitness said 23 people died on the spot, some local reports say the number of deaths confirmed so far is 16.
Some of the bodies were dismembered.
About five ambulances rushed to the scene of the accident to convey the injured to nearby hospitals at Asafo, Kyebi and surrounding areas.
Also, heavy-duty vehicles have been dispatched to the scene to help with rescue efforts and clear the area of the mangled buses. The accident is said to have happened as one of the buses attempted overtaking the other