3 burnt to death in accident at Techiman

Three person have been burnt to death in an accident that occurred at Akomadan-Nkenkasu road at Techiman in the Bono East Region, yesterday evening.

The incident happened when a Pajaro four-wheel drive travelling from Techiman to Kumasi collided with a Sanyong van, which was heading for the opposite direction.

The impact of the crash caused the Pajaro to sink in flames, while the Sanyong passengers were trapped, despite attempts to remove them.

A foreigner, who was the driver of the Pajaro, died on the spot, while several others were rescued after being trapped for several hours.

According to eyewitnesses, despite calls to alert the police last night about the accident, no personnel were present until the following morning when the National Disaster Management Organisation  dispatched a rescue team to the accident spot.

The injured were taken to the Wenchi Methodist and Techiman Holy Family Hospital, where two others succumbed to their injuries.- adomonline.com

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