A fatal accident which occurred at Amoma Nkwanta in the Kintampo South District of the Bono East Region has claimed about 60 lives Graphic Online has learned.

Reports say two buses from opposite directions crashed head-on in the early hours of Friday at about 2am.

The Kintampo North Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Michael Baffoe who confirmed the accident to Graphic Online could however not give the exact number of deaths but stated that the drivers of the two buses also lost their lives.

Reports say about 40 people are injured and have been sent to various nearby hospitals for treatment.

The registration number of the buses have been given as GT 5694 18 and GT 3916 17. They both had over 50 passengers on board.

The accident occurred on the Kintampo and Techiman section of the main highway which leads to Tamale in the Northern Region.

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