11 killed in another accident on the Buipe-Tamale highway

Eleven persons have perished in an accident involving a Toyota minibus and a DAF Tipper truck in Alipe near Yapei in the Central Gonja District of the newly created Savannah Region.

The Toyota mini bus with registration number AS 2872-20 is said to have veered off his lane and collided head-on with the DAF tipper truck with registration number NR 578.

Victims of the accident include nine male adults, a female adult and a young girl.

The crash occurred on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at around 7:00 pm.

Police say five persons in the Toyota minibus have sustained various degrees of injuries and have been rushed to the Yapei Health Centre but were later moved to the Tamale Teaching Hospital with the deceased.

The driver of the Toyota minibus has also died.

The police have commenced an investigation into the incident.

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