Ten students have been hospitalized, after a school bus accident at Kodie in the Afigya Kwabre South District of the Ashanti Region.
The accident which involved a school bus with registration number GN 9967-16 and a Kia Rhino with registration number GE 4850-10 occurred on Monday, December 13, 2022, at about 4:00 p.m.
Speaking to OTEC News Jacob Agyenim Boateng, the Assembly member for Kodie Electoral Area, Hon Grace Ama Serwaa said the two vehicles collided on the road leading to serious injuries to pupils on board.
“I was told the driver of the school bus failed brake, which led to the collision.”
“Six pupils were rushed to Apedwa hospital while the other four were sent to Monree hospital for treatment.”
The Assembly member explains that the school bus belonging to Adonia Academy at Tarkwa-Makro was returning the students from school to their various homes when the sad incident occurred.
She noted that the Kia Rhino was full of maize heading from offinso to Kumasi
Hon Ama Serwaa added that police in the area rushed to the scene and has begun investigating the accident.