2 STC Drivers Feared Dead; Several Passengers Injured

Two STC drivers are feared dead whilst 6 passengers sustained severe injuries after the bus that were travelling in, run into a Trailer parked by the road side.

According to the police, a MAN Diesel Articulator truck with registration number GC 7150-11, bound for Accra from Kumasi, driven by one Abdul Raman Haruna age 45years, developed a mechanical problem at a section of the Akim Asafo highway about 0000 hours.

The driver abandoned the truck without informing the nearest Police station.

At about 0230 hours, Victor Quest now deceased, who was driving the Intercity STC Scania Marcopolo bus with registration number GE 8136-16 heading towards Accra from Kumasi, inadvertently rammed into the rear portion of the faulty truck.

Victor Quest, aged about 60 years, together with his second driver Joshua Tay died on the spot.

Their bodies have been deposited at the Suhum Government Hospital mortuary for preservation and autopsy.

The injured passengers including the Police escorts No. 46031 G/Cpl. Felix Appiah were rushed to Kibi Government Hospital Hospital for treatment.