A tragic accident has to lead to the death of a couple and their three children.
As of now, the details on the incident are still sketchy, however, it was gathered that the incident happened on their way to Jigawa State on Sunday, September 20.
In other news, 8 people have reportedly been burnt to death in an accident on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
According to reports, the accident involving a Mazda bus marked AAA 249 VX occurred on near Saapade bridge.
The accident was as a result of a burst tyre that caused the bus to somersault and burst into flames.
11 people were involved in the accident;They are three male adults, one female adult, one child and six unidentified persons.
8 died while 3 were injured and rushed to Idera Hospital, Sagamu, for medical attention.
There has been a lot of records of accidents over the weekend.
A Ford Driver and mate have also died after a Tipper Truck crushed their vehicle at Big Apple, a suburb of Gomoa Budumburam in the Gomoa East District of the Central Region.
According to reports, the Ford Transit vehicle was branching at a junction when the speeding Tipper Truck ran into the vehicle which had only the driver and mates on board.
The mate died instantly while the driver was also pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital after collapsing.
The bodies have since been deposited at the St Gregory Catholic Hospital morgue in Gomoa Budumburam.
Also,Four persons, including two children, died in a head-on collision at Somanya in the Eastern Region on Saturday.
The accident occurred Saturday afternoon at the University of Environment and Sustainable Development section of Somanya to Accra highway when an Opel Astra taxi cab with registration number AS 2061-12 and a Green Hyundai H-100 mini bus with registration Number GW 5954-14 collided head-on.
The Acting Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command, Sargeant Francis Gomado, told Kasapa News the suspect driver Djabanor Joshua,37, in charge the Opel taxi cab was driving from Accra towards Somanya with 8 passengers including children on board while the other driver -Nuertey Clement, 28, in charge of Hyundai H-100 minibus was driving from the opposite direction of Somanya towards Accra with 13 passengers including children on board.
He said on reaching a section of the road directly in front of the University’s main entrance, the taxi cab allegedly veered off its lane and collided with the Hyundai H-100 minibus.
Some 24 passengers sustained various degrees of injuries and were rushed to Atua Government Hospital for medical treatment.
However, four passengers identified as Patience Paddy, 31, Kadmiel Kota,9, Shanel Awudu,4, and Marvin Oyanor, 4, were pronounced dead on arrival.
Some other 20 injured persons, including children, are on admission receiving treatment.
By:Naa Ayorkor Laryea