An old Benz school car carrying about 25 pupils on Terchire-Adrobaa Street in the Tano North district of Bono Region, Ghana was involved in an accident which left four dead and several others injured.
Eyewitnesses narrated that the driver slid off the slippery road upon getting to a sharp curve, causing the car to somersault.
Three of the pupils died on the spot while another was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly after.
Four other pupils are in critical conditions while the remaining sustained various degrees of injuries.
The victims were transported to the St John’s Hospital at Duayaw-Nkwanta and the remaining at Adrobaa health center.
A teacher, who spoke on the matter, indicated in their 15 years of operation, none of such incident has ever been recorded in the school.
Other residents also explained the Adrobaa-Terchire newly constructed stretch is an accident prone area, adding that about four fatal accidents have been recorded in the past weeks.