Update: 31 confirmed dead in Tamale-Bolga accident

29 confirmed dead in Tamale-Bolga accident

Twenty-nine people have been confirmed dead in the Tamale-Bolgatanga road accident, which occurred Friday night.

Dr Ibrahim Abubakar, an orthopaedic consultant of the Tamale Teaching Hospital confirmed the dead to the Ghana News Agency.

He said the dead comprised 13 females including a seven year old girl and 16 males.

They have all been deposited at the Hospital mortuary. Over 30 people are also reported injured.

The accident occurred at Kogni in the Temale Metropolis when a Metro Mass bus and a Benz bus with registration numbers AW 238Z and WR 2712C respectively, travelling on opposite directions, had a head-on collision.

An eyewitness told the GNA that the Benz Bus was overtaking a motor rider when the collision occurred.