Update: Volta accident toll increases to five
From: Ghana|Joy News
December 22, 2012, 12:00 GMT
One more person has been confirmed dead bringing the death toll in dawn accident that happened in the Volta Region to five.
Four were earlier reported, three on the spot and another on the way to the hospital when a Hyundai Bus collided with a tipper truck on the Aflao-Accra highway.
The accident occurred near Afife in the Ketu North district of the Volta region.
Witnesses say the passenger vehicle collided with the truck full of cement and veered off the road into a ditch.
Akatsi District Police Commander, Inspector Denis Fiakpui confirmed the accident to Ivy Sertordzi of Victory FM.
He said the vehicles collided early this dawn. The passenger vehicle was from Accra and headed to Aflao whilst the truck was from Aflao to Accra.
Denis Fiakpui advised drivers to be careful on the road because of the increasing visibility problem.
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