Fatal Accident: 17 dead, 16 injured in Offinso-Abofour in A/R

Seventeen (17) people have lost their lives in a fatal accident on the Offinso-Abofour road in the Ashanti Region.

The accident which occurred on Monday November 1 in the morning involved a Sprinter Bus and an articulated truck.

According to reports monitored by Africa Articles, 16 other people have sustained severe injuries and have been rushed to a nearby hospital for medical care.

Ashanti Regional MTTD Commander, Supt. Adu Boahen gave the official confirmation of the death toll and also indicated that the accident happened precisely in the Abofour forest area at the outskirts of Offinso.

Police have begun investigation into the actual cause of the accident.

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