Six people died on the spot in an accident that happened at Apirede mountain in the Okere District- Eastern Region on Friday, 7 October 2022, around 1:30 Pm.
A Benz sprinter bus with the license plate GY 1570-13 conveying some passengers from Koforidua to a funeral in Aflao was involved in the tragedy.
Eyewitness TT, also a driver, claims that he signaled the overspeeding vehicle to slow his speed because of the nature of the road, but the driver disregarded the warning.
“The driver should be blamed; he was over speeding and I told him to reduce it, but he did not even look at me, so I was not surprised it happened. The car somersaulted severally,” he stated.
About a month ago, students from the University of Education Winneba who were on an educational trip had an accident on the Apirede mountain which claimed four lives.