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Accident at Nasia Bridge results in 4 deaths and several injuries

Four persons have been confirmed dead after their vehicle traveling from Kumasi to Bawku crashed into the Nasia Bridge in the North East Region Tuesday morning.

Thirty others who were on the vehicle have also been hospitalized at the Walewale Government Hospital after they sustained injuries.

The dead include a 6 month old and the mother. Reports say the vehicle crashed after the driver was suddenly crossed by a herd of cattle.

The mangled vehicle after the accident (Photo Credit: Kabil Baba)

It took officers of the Ghana National Fire Service to pull out injured persons from the mangled vehicle.

A different view from the damaged vehicle (Photo Credit: Kabil Baba)

The bus driver who has been identified as Ibrahim, who survived has been hospitalized.

The accident caused heavy congestion on the Bolga-Tamale Highway with officers struggling to clear the road for a free flow of traffic.

The police have commenced investigations into the accident.

Pictures for this story were provided by: Kabil Baba

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