One dead, two others badly injured in accident on Tamale-Buipe Highway

One person has been confirmed dead while two others have sustained various degrees of injury in a gory road accident on the Tamale Buipe Highway in the Central Gonja District of the Savannah Region Thursday morning.

The deceased, Issah Shaibu and driver of a Ssayong vehicle died at the scene while his mate Abdul Ganiu and the another driver of a Benz Truck, Alhassan Abdul-Mumin were rushed the Buipe Polyclinic for treatment.

The third victim, also a mate of the Benz Aminu Nashiru was unhurt.

According eyewitnesses who confirmed the news to TamaleOnline News, the accident occurred when the driver of a Ssayong Vehicle with registration number AS 1703 -13 travelling from Fufulso Junction in the Central Gonja District rammed into a Benz Truck with registration number NR 2173 A also traveling from Kumasi to Yendi, about 200 metres away from the Central Gonja District Assembly at about 4 am.

In an attempt to save the family huge cost even after losing their love one, the relatives have bolted with the corpse to unknown location but police say the attempt is scuffling their efforts to get the body to the Tamale Teaching Hospital for autopsy.

The Buipe Police have since moved the huge chassis off the road and commenced further investigations.

Source: tamaleonline.net | Hafiz Iddrisu

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