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Two die in Buipe–Tamale highway crash

At least two persons have been confirmed dead in an accident on the Buipe – Tamale highway in the Central Gonja District of the Savannah Region.

The incident which occurred on Thursday near Sarikyi-Kura left 14 others injured.

According to the police, the driver of KIA Grandbird with registration number GR 7287-21 lost control of the vehicle following a tyre burst and rammed into a vehicle from the opposite direction.

There were 48 passengers on board, police spokesperson for the Savannah Region Inspector Adjekum Owusu confirmed to The Thunder Gh News.

Meanwhile, the bodies of the deceased have been sent to the Tamale Teaching Hospital pending autopsy and identification whilst the injured have also seen treated and discharged.

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