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Tragic Accident Claims Three Lives in Asseseso, Eastern Region

Three individuals tragically lost their lives in a road accident at Asseseso, a community in the Okere district of the Eastern Region.

The incident involved a Toyota minibus with registration number GT 5990-21, which was traveling from Accra to Somanya.

According to reports, the driver of the minibus began to doze off while driving, prompting concerns from passengers who urged him to rest.

Despite these warnings, the driver allegedly lost control of the vehicle, resulting in the accident in Asseseso.

Of the 14 occupants onboard, two died at the scene, while another passed away during treatment at the Yilo Krobo Government Hospital.

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The driver, who sustained severe injuries, was taken to the Atua Government Hospital in Odumase for treatment.

Ten other passengers received immediate medical attention at the Yilo Krobo Government Hospital in Somanya.

Medical professionals transferred five individuals to the Eastern Regional Hospital in Koforidua for advanced care. Among the transferred patients, three suffered severe head injuries, one sustained a spine injury, and another had broken legs.

The five remaining patients at the Yilo Krobo Government Hospital are reportedly responding well to treatment, with one expected to be discharged soon.

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