Two burnt to death in Potsin road crash

Two persons have been burnt to death while two other passengers have suffered in­juries in a ghastly accident at Tonisco Quarry, near Gomoa Potsin junction in the Central Region.

The crash occurred when a Hyundai Elantra saloon car attempted to make wrongful over­taking on the Kasoa-Cape Coast Highway, in the region.

Information gathered at the scene revealed that the saloon car, in an attempt to overtake anoth­er vehicle, veered off the road and collided with two articulated vehicle.

The white saloon car rammed into the first articulated vehicle head-on, before hitting another trailer on the side.

An eyewitness told Adom News that the two persons trapped in the first articulated vehicle, a driver and his mate,were burnt to death, while the occupants of the other articulated vehicle escaped unscathed.

However, the driver and his

 female passenger in the saloon car surfed injuries and were rushed to the Winneba Trauma and Specialist Hospital by the district police.

Meanwhile, driver of the second articulated truck, Inssah Alidu, said there was an attempt to save the victims, but rescuers were prevented by fire which sparked in the front of the truck.

As at the time of filing this report, the burnt bodies were still stuck in the car. —adomonline

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