Five persons have been confirmed dead in a gory accident at Nkawkaw-Oframase in the Eastern Region.

According to the District Police Commander, DSP Foster Asante, a sprinter bus with registration number, GC 6521-21 crashed into a stationary truck on Sunday dawn.

He said the commercial vehicle driver took a wrongful overtaking leading to the incident.

5 persons dead in accident at Nkawkaw-Oframase

The five people died instantly whereas, five others sustained various degrees of injuries.

For the injured, DSP Asante said they are receiving treatment at Holy Family hospital and Kenop Care Hospital at Nkawkaw.

5 persons dead in accident at Nkawkaw-Oframase

According to the commander, the driver was a spare driver.

He finally advised the drivers to be careful with their speed, especially during weekends.