Eleven persons have died following an accident that occurred on the Yapei–Tamale highway in the Central Gonja District of the Savannah Region.
A Toyota mini bus with registration number AS 2872-20 on which they were traveling collided head-on with a DAF tipper truck with registration number NR 578 F at Alipe near Yapei.
The deceased comprising of nine male adults, one female adult and a girl involved in the accident that occurred on Tuesday, April 13 around 7:00pm.
According to a police, the driver of the Toyota mini bus veered off his lane and collided head-on with the DAF tipper truck.
The Toyota minibus had eighteen passengers on board travelling from Tamale to Kumasi while the Tipper truck loaded with sea sand was heading to Tamale from Yapei.
Five passengers onboard the Toyota mini bus are currently receiving treatment after sustaining various degrees of injuries.