A middle-aged woman has died in a motor accident involving a 65-seater Neoplan bus at Abukari Kura, a suburb of Busunu in the West Gonja district of Savannah Region.

Chief Inspector A. Oppong of the Busunu Divisional Police said the bus burst one of the front tyres forcing it off the road into the bush resulting in the death of the passenger.

Neoplan accident

The police inspector said eyewitnesses who rushed to the scene, forcefully took the corpse away to Daboya for burial since the deceased was a Muslim.

Neoplan accident

The rest of the passengers including the driver who sustained various degrees of injuries have been admitted at Damongo Hospital for medical attention.

Neoplan accident

Before the news team arrived at the scene, both number plates of the vehicle, front and back had been removed with only a few traces of some personal belongings of passengers left behind.